- Title: Malaysian police say certain that body found is that of missing Irish girl
- Date: 13th August 2019
- Summary: ***WARNING: CONTAINS FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY*** MALAYSIAN DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF, MAZLAN MANSOR ARRIVING AT NEWS CONFERENCE (SOUNDBITE) (English) MALAYSIAN DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF, MAZLAN MANSOR SAYING: "It was about 1:57 p.m. (0557GMT) today one of the search and rescue team said they found a body which is about two kilometres away from the resort. So the area is quite hilly and we sent our forensic team and the pathologists to the scene of crime and confirmed there's a body there, which resembles Nora." MAZLAN SPEAKING (SOUNDBITE) (English) MALAYSIAN DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF, MAZLAN MANSOR SAYING: "She was not in any clothing. Not in clothing." CAMERA FILMING NEWS CONFERENCE (SOUNDBITE) (English) MALAYSIAN DEPUTY POLICE CHIEF, MAZLAN MANSOR SAYING: "What I can say now the body is not in the water, is in the stream, small stream there of water." CAMERAMAN FILMING MAZLAN LEAVING
- Embargoed: 27th August 2019 14:11
- Keywords: Malaysia search missing Nora Anne Quoirin news conference
- Location: SEREMBAN, MALAYSIA
- City: SEREMBAN, MALAYSIA
- Country: Malaysia
- Topics: Society/Social Issues
- Reuters ID: LVA002AS1V2O7
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- Story Text: Malaysian police on Tuesday (August 13) said they were certain they had found the body of an Irish teenager who went missing from a jungle resort in the Southeast Asian country 10 days ago, but were waiting for her family to make the final identification.
Fifteen-year-old Nora Anne Quoirin, who had suffered learning difficulties, was reported missing on Aug. 4 after her family arrived at the Dusun rainforest resort in Seremban, about 70 km (44 miles) south of the Malaysian capital of Kuala Lumpur.
The unclothed body, found near a stream about 2.5 km (1.6 miles) from the resort, was winched up and then flown by helicopter to a nearby hospital, he added.
Nora, the eldest of three siblings, had been vulnerable since birth, never went out alone and had limited verbal communication skills, her family said last week.
Authorities had begun a criminal investigation into the disappearance, he said, although an initial investigation revealed no evidence of criminal behaviour.
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