Body found in Malaysia could be missing Irish girl - victims' aid group

Rescuers conduct a search and rescue operation for Nora Quoirin at a forest in Seremban Malaysia

Rescuers conduct a search and rescue operation for Nora Quoirin at a forest in Seremban Malaysia

The next day on Aug 4, at 8am, they discovered that Nora was missing from the bedroom that she shared with her two siblings Innes Julia and Maurice Arthure.

A female body has been found in the hunt for missing teenager Nora Quoirin in the Malaysian jungle.

Nora Quoirin, 15, disappeared a day after checking in to the Dusun Resort, about an hour from the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur. However it sadly seems likely.

The 50,000 ringgit (€10,800) reward announced on Monday was donated by an anonymous Belfast-based business, according to a statement issued through the Lucie Blackman Trust, which is working with the family.

"She is here now, so we will stay here tonight to see if we can find her then we can know why she went missing", said shaman Mohd Khalid Mohamed.

August 6: Nora's family said they believed her to have been abducted.

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National Malaysian newspaper the Malay Mail has reported that a body had been found in the search for Nóra.

Missing persons charity the Lucie Blackman Trust said the body had not been identified but was "likely" to be the teenager, from London.

"Body still intact", he said.

They said in a statement: "Nora is not like other teenagers". She has a good memory but she can not understand anything conceptual.

As of yesterday, 353 personnel have been deployed to reinforce the operation and updates are expected to be channelled to the media at 5pm today. We are so grateful for everything that you are doing for us, everyone who is helping here and not from here.

August 13: Reports that a body has been found emerge.

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