A body has been found in the search for missing London teenager Nora Quoirin in Malaysia, according to reports.

The 15-year-old schoolgirl was reported missing on 4 August while on a family holiday at a jungle resort near Seremban, around an hour south of the capital Kuala Lumpur.

A spokesman for the Lucie Blackman Trust which is handling media enquiries for Nora’s family said he was aware of reports that a body had been found in the search, adding that the trust was urgently seeking clarification.

According to PA, the LBT said it was “likely” to that of Nora.

In a statement, the LBT said: “The Lucie Blackman Trust can confirm a body has been found in the search for Nora Quoirin.

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“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.

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“The charity will update as soon as possible.”

Hundreds of people joined the search operation to try to find Nora, who was born with the brain defect holoprosencephaly and has special needs.

Nora’s mother made a heartfelt plea on Monday to find her, and a £10,000 reward was offered for information leading to her safe return.

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