What happened to Madeleine McCann? Last hope, 15 years after it disappeared

Fifteen years after the disappearance of British girl Madeleine McCann, forensic developments offer hope of solving the mystery after Portugal officially founds Germany. Christian Bruckner as suspect as “in extremist” (the figure of “arguido” in Portuguese law) to avoid the statute of limitations of the case.

Maddie disappeared from the apartment her parents rented in Praia da Luz on May 3, 2007. algarve Luso slept with her two-year-old twin siblings while her parents were having dinner with a group of friends at the same tourist complex.

the case was soon the disappearance of a small media To date, and after fifteen years of research, theories, and suspects, the mystery may be closer than ever to unraveling.

The Portuguese Justice has just named Christian Brueckner, a German citizen “argument‘ is a Portuguese numeral used to denote the official suspects for whom strong evidence fell before indictment.

avoid prescribing

This decision was made a few weeks before the completion of the project. 15 years In Portugal, the maximum time limit for a murder crime gives authorities more time to continue investigating and collecting evidence.

“Because he is a suspect, I think the Portuguese authorities wanted to be cautious and position him as ‘.argumentJoão Mira Godinho, one of the Portuguese journalists who has followed the case more closely, explains to EFE.

Collaborating on a mini-series about Godinho, madie’s disappearance Keep in mind that the prescription, which will premiere at AMC next Tuesday, has thus been suspended (for seven and a half years) and that if the investigation against Brueckner bears fruit, he may finally be charged.

This suspect, 45 years oldAccording to data from her cell phone, she lived in the Algarve between 1995 and 2007 and was near the apartment complex the night Maddie disappeared.

He has been on the authorities’ radar since his extradition to Germany from Portugal in 2017, with a large criminal record for sexual abuse, physical assault, robbery and misdemeanor. Greece.

Ten and a half years of search

Brueckner’s appearance gives hope for a chance to settle the case later clues, theories and suspects over the years this came to nothing.

The case was investigated by the ECtHR in parallel. Portuguese and British officials According to the testimony of his close followers, this undermined the process.

“There should have been more cooperation and less competitionbecause it looked like there were Portuguese police on one side and the British on the other,” says Godinho, convinced that the “accusations” made by the British press against the Portuguese authorities made their job difficult.

Among the mixed theories was speculation about the accidental death at the hands of the girl’s parents. Kate and Gerry McCannAn idea defended tooth and nail by Portuguese inspector Gonçalo Amaral, who was leading the case.

Amaral even published a book with him. hypothesis and the conflict with Maddie’s parents ended up in court.

most mediatic case

Maddie’s is the most mediatic disappearance of a minor known to date and has taken a quiet tourist complex in the Algarve. dozens of journalists from every corner of the world.

“It dominated the media almost like the war in Ukraine today,” Godinho says.

McCanns adopted by Pope Benedict XVI less than a month later lostthey immediately hired a public relations team to manage the deal with the press.

The case has been the subject of numerous lawsuits. movies, series, documentaries and books with different theories.

With latest legal developmentsThe truth may be closer than ever before.

Source: Informacion


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