A missing out on teenager from Belfast thought to have actually been discovered dead in a storm drain has actually been referred to as a “natural leader” with a “caring nature” by the principal of his school.
Paul McBride, of Saint Malachy’s College, stated the school was “deeply saddened” by the death of Noah Donohoe, whose body is believed to have actually been found by police on Saturday.
The 14- year-old, who had actually not been seen because Sunday 21 June, had a “caring nature, calm demeanour and big smile”, Mr McBride stated in a declaration on the Belfast school’s website.
“The whole college family mourns the tragic loss of our young Malachian, Noah Donohoe,” he stated.
“Noah welcomed completely all elements of school life.
” He was a popular and active member of the Music Department, and as a gifted young cellist, Noah was able to boost the lives of his fellow entertainers and likewise numerous an audience.
” He was a natural leader who led by example.
” His caring nature, calm manner and big smile were a few of his excellent presents that assisted others do their best.
” He was likewise an eager basketball and rugby gamer both in and out of school.”
Mr McBride continued: “He has actually been referred to as the best gentleman who was likewise able to show a real competitive spirit on the court.
” Among his instructors and coach stated that Noah had a heart of a lion being able to reveal himself on the pitch, yelling, having and chuckling enjoyable with his pals whilst in class he was typically determined and modest.”
Police have not yet officially recognized the body discovered in the North Belfast location at right before 9.45 am on Saturday, nevertheless officers think it is Noah.
Superintendent Muir Clark stated there is no proof to recommend nasty play, and appealed to the public to avoid publishing rumours about the teenager online.
“It is disappointing that I again need to call on people circulating a number of rumours about Noah’s disappearance, which are completely without foundation,” he stated.
“This type of commentary and rumour is distressing for Noah’s family and is extremely unhelpful.”
Police discovered the body after finding a bag including the kid’s laptop on Friday, which is being taken a look at by professional officers.
The look for Noah had actually gone on all week, and police think he might have fallen from his bike and harm his head.