A body has been found in the hunt for missing 15-year-old Nora Quoirin, it has been reported.
The London teenager disappeared from the Malaysian jungle resort of Dusun on Sunday August 4.
A spokesman for The Lucie Blackman Trust, which is handling media enquiries for Nora’s family, said the body is “likely” to be her.
In a statement, it said: “The Lucie Blackman Trust can confirm a body has been found in the search for Nora Quoirin.
“At this time we cannot confirm it is Nora. However it sadly seems likely.
“Investigations are under way to confirm identity and cause of death.
“The charity will update as soon as possible. Please respect the family and do not approach them at this difficult time.
“All at The Lucie Blackman Trust are thinking of the family and continue to support them as they come to terms with this news.”
Nora’s mother made a heartfelt appeal on Monday to find her as a £10,000 reward was offered for information leading to her safe return.
Her parents, Meabh and Sebastien Quoirin, a French-Irish couple who have lived in London for 20 years, thanked those looking for her as fundraising pages set up by the teenager’s aunt and uncle collected more than £100,000 from well-wishers.