Ellie Gould was found murdered at her family home near Chippenham on Friday 3 May.
Ellie Gould was a year 12 pupil at Hardenhuish school, she was upright with a promising future she represented her school on a number of occasions at equestrian events.
Her body was discovered at her family home after emergency services were called to a house in Springfield Drive where she was pronounced dead at the scene after several attempts were made by the paramedics to revive her.
A 17 year old boy thought to be know to Ellie Gould has been arrested on suspicion of murdering the 17 years old girl.
The suspect was remanded in custody as of Saturday morning in a nearby town of Chippenham where police continued to question him.
The police have promised the locals that they would do all in their power to make the environment safe in a statement ”However, I want to reassure everyone that the officers and detectives involved have been working hard to carry out their duties as swiftly as possible to minimise the impact on those living and working here” says Inspector Don Pocock.
The police has urged anyone with information to contact Wiltshire Police on 101, quoting log number 176 on May 3.