Nora Quoirin death: Post-mortem finds ‘no foul play’

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Nora Quoirin went missing on 4 August

A teenager found dead in Malaysia after vanishing from a family holiday died from internal bleeding probably caused by prolonged hunger and stress, a post-mortem has revealed.

Nora Quoirin’s body was found beside a stream about 1.6 miles (2.5km) from the jungle resort of Dusun on Tuesday.

Malaysian Police said there was no suspicion of abduction or foul play.

The 15-year-old’s body was discovered following a 10-day search after she disappeared on 4 August.

The teenager died two or three days before she was found, police believe.

Nora was born with holoprosencephaly, a disorder which affects brain development, and had been described by her family as vulnerable.

Her parents had previously said they didn’t believe she would have wandered off alone and suspected she had been abducted.

Negeri Sembilan state police chief Mohamad Mat Yusop said a post-mortem examination had found no evidence that was the case.

Speaking after her body was found, Meabh and Sebastien Quoirin, Nora’s Irish-French parents, said their “hearts are broken” and paid tribute to their daughter as “the truest, most precious girl”.



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