Dead body found, ‘likely to be Nora Anne’

Dead body found, ‘likely to be Nora Anne’

NILAI: Police sources have revealed that a body was found by the search and rescue operation for missing Irish teenager Nora Anne Quoirin.

The body remains unidentified at the moment.  Quoirin’s parents were brought to the site of the discovery at 4.17pm.

Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Mohamad Mat Yusop who confirmed the discovery, which he said was from a public report received at 1.57pm of a body in the jungle around The Dusun resort from which Nora Anne went missing.

“We arrived at 2.30pm and I can confirm we found a body… white skin colour; my forensics and pathology (teams) are now checking at the scene.

“Body still intact,” he said.

Police personnel from the K-9 unit, sexual crimes division, and forensics team are also present.

The Lucie Blackman Trust has also confirmed the discovery, adding that it “seems likely” that the body belongs to the teenager.

“At this time we cannot confirm it is Nora. However, it sadly seems likely. Investigations are underway to confirm identity and cause of death,” it said in a statement.

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