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Malaysia police 'investigate Gareth Huntley fight claims'

Police in Malaysia have reportedly begun to investigate claims that Briton Gareth Huntley was involved in a fight shortly before he went missing, following the discovery of his body near where he was staying.

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Police confirm body found is that of missing Brit

Police in Malaysia have confirmed that the body discovered on Tioman island is that of missing Briton Gareth Huntley.

The body of Gareth Huntley, 34, was found on Wednesday. He disappeared on May 27. Credit: PA

In a statement, the Foreign Office said:

"Malaysian Police have now confirmed that the body found on Tioman island is Gareth Huntley.

The Foreign Office will remain in close contact with the Malaysian authorities and our staff continue to support Gareth's family at this tragic time."

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