Foreign Office confirm body found in Malaysia

Police searching for missing British backpacker Gareth Huntley in the Malaysian jungle have found a body, the Foreign Office said.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "Malaysian police have confirmed that a body has been found on Tioman island in Malaysia.

"Foreign Office consular staff on the ground are continuing to work closely with the Malaysian authorities and are investigating with them as a matter of urgency. We continue to provide support to the family of Gareth Huntley at this very difficult time."

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