Parents of Nora Quoirin, the Franco-Irish teenager found dead Tuesday in the Malaysian jungle ten days after his death, claimed Friday to recover his body, police said.
Repatriation of his remains in London
Mohamad Mat Yusop, the head of the Malaysian state police of Negeri Sembilan, where the girl body was found, told AFP that the administrative procedures to allow the repatriation of his remains in London, where he lived. 15-year-old girl with her family were in class.
Nora Quoirin's parents felt that the results of the autopsy "deliver information that helps to understand the causes of death," according to a statement released by their Malaysian lawyer. They feel, however, that their daughter "died in extremely complex circumstances", and still hope to get "more answers to (their) many questions". "We are going to take Nora home, where she will be buried near her families in France and Ireland," they added.
The teenager had a mental disorder
According to the autopsy results presented by the authorities, the 15-year-old girl, who was suffering from a mental disorder, probably died of "bowel bleeding due to not having eaten", as well as of "extreme stress" after spending a week in the jungle. The police said his body showed no signs of aggression or kidnapping.
Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister Wan Azizah Wan Ismail met with relatives of the teenager on Friday. "It is very sad, his death is tragic and I wish to express my condolences to the family," he told the press.
Nora Quoirin had holoprosencephaly, a brain malformation. She had limited oral expression and was able to write only a few words. She had disappeared on the night of August 3-4, just after arriving with her family for a vacation at the Dusun Resort, about 70 kilometers south of the capital, Kuala Lumpur.