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Father of Libbi Toledo posts poignant Gatsby quote following body find

THE FATHER of missing teenager Libbi Toledo has shared poignant quote about his world falling apart after a body was found near to where she went missing.

Joe Toledo shared a quote by American novelist F Scott Fitzgerald from The Great Gatsby this morning on his personal Facebook page.

It read: “The loneliest moment in someone’s life is when they are watching their whole world fall apart, and all they can do is stare blankly.”

The poignant post was liked by a number of friends including Mr Toledo’s son, Chris Toledo.

Mr Toledo, who is believed to live in Twisp, Washington state, has been pleading over social media for his daughter Elizabeth – known to loved ones as Libbi – to return home after she went missing on Monday.

Yesterday officers found the body of a female inside a disused scrapyard in Kirkcaldy, Fife, around 2.20pm.

The body, which has still not be formally identified, was found close to where the youngster went missing from on Monday. Police are currently treating the death as unexplained.

Earlier in the week, Mr Toledo made desperate pleas for his daughter to return home safely and to contact her family.

Yesterday, he wrote: “Libbi, please, I’m pleading with you, please call your mum. We really need you to come home. I love you.”

And on Wednesday he said: “Libbi, please come home or call home or walk into a police station, your mother and I are very worried about you.

Joe Toledo

“You are not in any trouble, we just want to know that you are okay and safe. We love you very much and just want you back home.

“Libbi has been missing for nine days now, we need to get her home.she was last seen in the smeaton area of Kirkcaldy in Fife Scotland

“This is another plea as a father for your assistance, please reshare this in as many venues, groups etc that you can. “

A spokeswoman for Police Scotland today said: “Police in Fife can confirm that a body has sadly been found during the search for missing teenager, Libbi Toledo, in Kirkcaldy.

“Officers discovered the body of a female within a disused scrapyard at the junction of Denburn Road and Smeaton Road around 2.20pm on Thursday 21 September.

“Formal identification is yet to take place.

“The death is currently being treated as unexplained pending further enquiries and report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal.”

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