Seremban (Malaysia) (AFP)
A body that could be that of a young Franco-Irish missing for ten days in Malaysia was discovered in the course of research, said Tuesday a British charity.
"A body was found during research for Nora Quoirin," according to a statement from the Lucie Blackman Trust, a British charity specializing in helping British families who have disappeared abroad.
"For the time being, we can not confirm that it is Nora, but that seems sadly likely, and checks are being made to confirm the identity and causes of death," the organization said. provide other details.
No comments were available immediately from the Malaysian authorities.
Fifteen-year-old Nora Quoirin, who suffers from a mild mental handicap, disappeared during the night of August 3-4, when she had just arrived for a vacation at the Dusun Resort, 70 km to the south. from Kuala Lumpur, with his family living in London.
His relatives spoke of the assumption of abduction, the local police treating the case as a worrying disappearance without excluding other leads.
After information on the discovery of a body, police vehicles were seen quickly reaching an area not far from the hotel complex.
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