Courtroom units Jan Four for resolution on Nora Anne’s inquest, says lawyer

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Court sets Jan 4 for decision on Nora Anne's inquest, says lawyer

SEREMBAN (Bernama): Coroner’s Court here set January 4th to review its decision on the investigation into Irish-French teenage girl Nora Anne Quoirin (picture).

The matter was brought up by S. Sakthyvell, attorney representing the girl’s family, on Thursday (December 24th) here in Bernama.

“The decision is expected to be announced at Coroner’s Court, Seremban Court Complex, at 10 am,” he said when contacted.

On December 10th, the last day of the investigation, Coroner Maimoonah Aid said she would make her decision on the investigation on either December 31st or January 4th.

A total of 47 witnesses, including the teen’s parents, Meabh Jaseprine Quoirin and Sebastien Quoirin, testified during the investigation that began on August 24.

It was also broadcast live online through the Malaysian Judiciary’s official portal and official social media on YouTube and Facebook, “The Malaysian Judiciary,” and conducted in English and Bahasa Malaysia.

Fifteen-year-old Nora Anne was reported missing for two weeks at a resort in Pantai, about 60 km south of Kuala Lumpur, on August 4, one day after arriving in Malaysia.

On August 13, 10 days after she was reported missing, her body was found after a massive search near a creek in a ravine about 2.5 km from the resort where she and her family are located have lived.

The preliminary autopsy report found that the death of the disabled teenage boy had no criminal element and that she had died of gastrointestinal bleeding due to persistent hunger and stress. – Bernama