Police in Malaysia searching for missing Irish teenager Nóra Quoirin say the body of a Caucasian female has been found.

The 15-year-old, vanished more than a week ago from a rainforest resort about 70km south of Malaysia’s capital, Kuala Lumpur.

Police say the body was discovered around 2km from where Nóra went missing.

Officials are in the process of determining whether the body is that of Nóra.

Police have asked for privacy for the family at this time.

-Noah Harte