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

13:55  12 august  2019
13:55  12 august  2019 Source:   news.sky.com

'Very vulnerable' London girl, 15, feared abducted in Malaysia

'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.

Missing Malaysia teen . Image copyright LBT/ Family handout/PA Media. Image caption Nora Quoirin's disappearance has been described as "completely out of character". The page has raised more than £ 25,000 and has been set up "to cover any unforeseen expenses or charges" as more family

“We have gone to more than 30 homes and yes, we have also spoken to every single villa in the area,” he said this evening at a press conference in Pantai police station. Her mother arrive separately from Singapore. The family journeyed together to the upscale forest resort from the airport that Saturday.

More than £100k raised for family of teen missing in Malaysia © Other Nora Quoirin went missing on 4 August. Pic: Lucie Blackman Trust 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".

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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.

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Sniffer dogs and helicopters have been brought in as police expand the search for a London teenager missing in Malaysia . Nora Quoirin's family said they found Image: Meabh Quoirin with her daughter Nora who has gone missing while on holiday in Malaysia . According to local media, more than 160

SCOTLAND Yard has "joined the search" for the missing Brit teen in Malaysia as her parents The family are reportedly considering a cash reward, which Jim Gamble, ex-chief executive of the Child They may choose to use funds from their two online fundraisers, one of which has raised almost £ 100 k .

The search is concentrating on the mountain of Gunung Berembun, the paper added, quoting local police.

More than £100k raised for family of teen missing in Malaysia © Getty Members of a rescue team taking part in the search for Nora on Monday Nora's aunt, Aisling Agnew, set up an online fundraising page which has reached more than £90,000.

It said Nora's family were "distraught" following her disappearance, adding that the teenager's "developmental disabilities make her especially vulnerable".

Nora's uncle Pacome has set up a separate campaign, which has raised about £13,000.

The teenager's parents Meabh and Sebastien Quoirin, a French-Irish couple who have lived in London for 20 years, thanked those searching for their daughter, who went missing on 4 August.

"We want to say thank you to each and every one of you," Ms Quoirin said. "We know you're searching night and day for Nora. We see you working so hard and also praying with us and being with us."

Malaysian cops say missing Irish girl Nora Quoirin freely left bedroom

Malaysian cops say missing Irish girl Nora Quoirin freely left bedroom Malaysian cops say missing Irish girl Nora Quoirin freely left bedroom

Missing Brit teen 's family in tearful appeal as they thank Malaysian search crews. On Saturday, parents Meabh and Sebastian Quoirin spoke to the media in Malaysia as the search enters a second week. Nora - who was born and raised in London - arrived with her parents in the Dusun forest

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More than £100k raised for family of teen missing in Malaysia © PA Nora with her mother Meabh Quoirin

Malaysian police are being aided by the the National Crime Agency and Scotland Yard.

"The National Crime Agency, the Met Police and the Irish police are working together to help and support the Malaysian authorities relating to Nora Quoirin's disappearance," an NCA spokeswoman said.

:: Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lucie Blackman Trust intelligence on [email protected] or +44 800 098 8485, or the hotline number - 0111 2285058

President Michael D Higgins offers condolences to family of Nora Quoirin after tragic teen's body is found in Malaysia.
President Michael D Higgins offers condolences to family of Nora Quoirin after tragic teen's body is found in Malaysia

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