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UK NewsMissing Nora Quoirin: Body found in searches for missing teen in Malaysia

14:00  13 august  2019
14:00  13 august  2019 Source:   belfastlive.co.uk

More than £100k raised for family of teen missing in Malaysia

More than £100k raised for family of teen missing in Malaysia More than £100,000 has been raised for the family of 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, who went missing in a Malaysian jungle resort more than a week ago. A dedicated hotline has since been set up to receive information about her whereabouts. Officers leading the investigation into her disappearance have not ruled out the involvement of a "criminal element". Related: Scotland Yard join hunt for British teenager Police deployed 348 personnel to search for Nora, who has special needs, on Monday morning - the largest team so far, the Malay Mail reported, while hikers are also taking part.

The body of a Caucasian female was found in the forest surrounding the resort where Nora Quoirin , 15, was reported missing more than a A spokesman for the Lucie Blackman Trust which is handling media enquiries for Nora 's family said it is "likely" the body found is that of the missing teenager .

Nora Quoirin : Missing girl's family makes emotional appeal - video. Indigenous trackers are working to find British teenager Nora Quoirin , 15, who disappeared from an eco-resort in Malaysia on Sunday, as her family said they remained hopeful. Members of the Senoi Praq, a special police team

A body has been found by teams searching for missing teenager Nora Quoirin who vanished in Malaysia.

An officer told The Mirror : "We think we have found a body, but we need to confirm it is her. Please be patient. We will let you know as soon as it's confirmed."

Two forensics vans as well as other police vehicles have been seen entering the area, which is now sealed off with police tape.

Missing Nora Quoirin: Body found in searches for missing teen in Malaysia © MOHD RASFAN/AFP/Getty Images Members of a rescue team take part in a search effort to locate missing 15-year-old Nora Quoirin

A spokesperson for The Lucie Blackman Trust who have been assisting the family said in a statement: "The Lucie Blackman Trust can confirm a body has been found in the search for Nora Quoirin.

Malaysia finds body near where London teen went missing

Malaysia finds body near where London teen went missing SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian rescuers on Tuesday found the body of a Caucasian female in the forest surrounding a nature resort where a 15-year-old London girl was reported missing more than a week ago, police said. Negeri Sembilan state police chief Mohamad Mat Yusop said officials were in the process of determining whether the body is Nora Anne Quoirin, who was discovered missing by her family from the Dusun eco-resort in the southern state on Aug. 4. © Provided by The Associated Press In this image from a video, rescuers brief as they conduct a search and rescue operation for a missing British girl at a forest in Seremban, Malaysia Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

The hunt for Nora Quoirin is continuing in Malaysia . Here's what's happened so far Hundreds have joined the search for the missing girlCredit: EPA. Missing Nora Quoirin - Cops play voice recording of 15-year-old Brit girl's mum over loudspeaker in a desperate bid to find her in Malaysian

Malaysian police searching for Nora Quoirin , 15, have extended their search to areas of tropical forest. Nora Quoirin 's parents woke on Sunday to find her missing from her bedroom at the Dusun resort. In a statement they said Nora "never goes anywhere by herself" and there was "no reason to

"At this time we cannot confirm it is Nora. However it sadly seems likely. Investigations are underway to confirm identity and cause of death.

"The Charity will update as soon as possible. Please respect the family and do not approach them at this difficult time.

"All at The Lucie Blackman Trust are thinking of the family and continue to support them as they come to terms with this news."

The discovery was made as the search entered its tenth day in the jungle surrounding the eco-resort in Dusun, where Nora was staying with her family.

The 15-year-old, who has special needs, was reported missing on August 4 after her father discovered she had gone and a downstairs window was wide open.

Missing Nora Quoirin: Body found in searches for missing teen in Malaysia © Family Handout/PA Wire Meabh Quoirin with her daughter Nora

Her mother Meabh is originally from Belfast while Dad Sebastian is French.

Search for London teen missing in Malaysia enters 2nd week

Search for London teen missing in Malaysia enters 2nd week SEREMBAN, Malaysia (AP) — The search for a 15-year-old London girl who mysteriously vanished from a Malaysian forest resort entered a second week on Sunday, with no letup despite a major Muslim festival amid rising concerns for her safety. The family of Nora Anne Quoirin discovered her missing Aug. 4 from the Dusun eco-resort in southern Negeri Sembilan state, in a case that has baffled police and turned up no evidence so far. Negeri Sembilan

POLICE in Malaysia have brought in dogs trained to find dead bodies and shaman as the search for missing teen Nora Quoirin continues. The 15-year-old Brit disappeared from a jungle resort last Sunday, sparking an extensive rescue operation involving a helicopter, sniffer dogs

Shamans joined the hunt for missing London teen Nora Quoirin , performing rituals to summon spirits in a Malaysian jungle. August 7: Police said they were analysing unidentified fingerprints found in the family's hotel suite. August 9: Police investigated whether footprints found in the forest where

Around 350 people had joined the search for Nora, in dense jungle and a river.

Yesterday, cadaver dogs and shamans joined the hunt for the teen.

The discovery comes a day after an anonymous Belfast business offered a £10,000 reward for any information leading to her return.

Speaking yesterday, Nora's family said: “Nora is our first child. She has been vulnerable since the day she was born. She is so precious to us and our hearts are breaking.

"We are appealing to anyone who has information about Nora to help us find her.

"The police have been working extremely hard to bring Nora home.

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'Very vulnerable' London girl, 15, feared abducted in Malaysia.
Police in Malaysia are treating the disappearance of a "very vulnerable" 15-year-old London girl as an abduction and a missing person case, a charity has said. Nora Quoirin, who has learning difficulties, went missing while on a family holiday in the southeast Asian country. She vanished at the weekend in a resort near Seremban, around 40 miles south of the capital Kuala Lumpur. The Lucie Blackman Trust (LBT) said Nora's father raised the alarm when he discovered she was missing from her bedroom at 8am on Sunday and her window was open.

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