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Madeleine McCann: German suspect told colleague she was dead
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Town where Madeleine McCann went missing hopes for closure
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Met Commissioner on McCann appeal
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Madeleine McCann: A timeline of key dates and developments
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German prosecutors think missing British girl Madeleine McCann is dead
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Local bar owner describes Maddie McCann suspect
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Local bar owner describes McCann suspect
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German prosecutors believe Madeleine McCann is dead
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Madeleine McCann is dead, German prosecutor says
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German police investigate new Madeleine McCann suspect
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Cold Case Of Missing British Toddler Maddie McCann Gets Biggest Break Since 2007
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Police identify German suspect in Madeleine McCann case
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German suspect identified in Madeleine McCann disappearance
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Madeline McCann: on a crime stroll with the revolting Christian BruecknerMadeleine McCann: a look at reporting on the missing child. The Mirror says Christian Brueckner, the man suspected of murdering Madeleine McCann, “‘made [a] all from ‘same place” where she..
Madeleine McCann prime suspect 'has no chance of being freed from jail'Christian Brueckner is serving 21 months for drugs offences and is appealing a seven-year term for raping an American woman in Portugal where the youngster went missing.
Madeleine McCann: Christian Bruckner will never be ‘free’, Wolters is missing evidence and Maddie link to Rochdale pubMadeleine McCann: an at-a-glance look at news of the missing child. Christian Brueckner could be out of prison next week, says the NY Post. The convicted peadophile and rapist suspected to murdering..
Madeleine McCann suspect may not be charged as cops 'don't have enough evidence'German authorities suspect paedophile Christian Brueckner killed the youngster but the man leading the investigation admitted he may not face charges.
What Madeleine McCann suspect looked like at time she disappearedA 2006 police mugshot of the German paedophile sporting longer hair than in other snaps could lead to new witnesses coming forward.
Madeleine McCann: Police tried to quiz suspect in 2007 'but he wasn't at home'Portuguese detectives visited home of Christian Brueckner in Praia da Luz, says disgraced former official Goncalo Amaral
Madeleine McCann: Met Police say letter from German prosecutors did not contain evidence she is deadForce continues to investigate disappearance 'as a missing person investigation'
Madeleine McCann cops want to compare apartment saliva sample to prime suspectGerman authorities want to carry out their own test on the 'potentially vital evidence' DNA evidence to try to find a link to convicted paedophile Christian Brueckner.
Madeleine McCann: suspect says he didn’t do it; no evidence to charge himTo coincide with the resumption of the football season, the Mirror leads with a photo of Madeleine McCann in her Everton kit. The news is that convicted rapist and peadophile Christian Brückner /..
Madeleine McCann suspect had 'children's swimming costumes'Thousands of child abuse images were also discovered, documentary claims
Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner denies abducting toddlerThe convicted rapist's lawyer said his client "denied any involvement" as it emerged police found several girls’ swimsuits in a motorhome Brueckner used in Germany.
Madeleine suspect ‘kept children’s swimwear in mobile home’Girls’ swimming costumes, children’s clothes and 8,000 child abuse images were found by police investigating Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner, according to German media reports.
Madeleine McCann: Wolters might be wrong, the missing letter and wafer-thin concreteOn June 15 the Sun told readers that Madeleine’s McCann’s parents were due to receive a letter from German prosectors. The letter would tell Gerry and Kate McCann how their daughter died, allegedly..
Madeleine McCann parents deny receiving letter from German officials saying she is deadThe parents of missing Madeleine McCann have denied receiving a letter from the German authorities telling them she is dead.
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Madeleine McCann's parents say cops have not sent letter saying she is deadIn a statement released on their website they said there had been no contact from German authorities telling them Maddy had died.
Madeleine McCann police have 'concrete evidence' against paedophile suspectThe German prosecutor has reportedly written to Kate and Gerry McCann.
German police write to Madeleine McCann's parents to say she is dead"We, of course, really consider the fact that it is going to be very hard for the family"
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Madeleine McCann's parents told daughter was murdered in letter from German copsThe letter doesn't reveal how German authorities know for a fact that Maddie was killed and the chief prosecutor has told Kate and Gerry McCann that he 'can't say why' he knows for sure.
Madeleine McCann's parents 'sent letter by police confirming she is dead''We can't say why she is dead,' says prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters. 'It is more important that we are successful and we are able to get the culprit'
Parents of Madeleine McCann 'to be shown evidence she is dead'Kate and Gerry McCann’s lawyer Rogerio Alves will meet with detectives in a matter of days to be given an update on the investigation
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Madeleine McCann suspect 'will refuse to answer police questions without proof'Lawyers Christian Brueckner insist he will not speak to prosecutors without any proof that he is linked to the child.
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Madeleine McCann: New evidence 'significant' - Portuguese policeA Portuguese police source rejects criticism over their investigation into the missing three-year-old.
Still 'little bit of hope' Madeleine McCann is alive, says German prosecutor in U-turnHans Christian Wolters backtracks on claim that there is evidence proving she is dead
Madeleine McCann: German police catch murderer but think victim could be aliveChristian Brueckner has yet to be arrested or charged with the alleged murder of Madeleine McCann. there is no news. So the media returns to its default poistion: watching the parents. The Sunday..
Madeleine McCann 'may still be alive' admits German prosecutorGerman cops said there was no forensic evidence to prove her death and suggested 'hope” she might yet be found.
Madeleine McCann may be alive says prosecutor who said she was dead"We don’t want to kill the hope and because there is no forensic evidence it may be theoretically possible."
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German prosecutor holds out slim hope Madeleine could still be aliveMadeleine McCann may still be alive, according to the German prosecutor who previously said police were working on the assumption she was dead.
Investigators hope public help will strengthen case against McCann suspectGerman and British investigators looking into the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann 13 years ago are relying on hundreds of tips from the public to firm up evidence against Christian..
Madeleine McCann suspect's ex says police should find his battered estate carShe said the German child abuser was driving the battered Volkswagen estate around the time the three-year-old vanished in Portugal.
Madeleine McCann's Scottish grandmother dies of coronavirus related illnessEileen McCann died just weeks before German police revealed they have a new prime suspect in the case.
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Madeleine McCann suspect's British ex-girlfriend says he violently attacked herWoman, from Berkshire, says Christian Brueckner was 'charming' when they first met but turned 'possessive' and flew into jealous rage when she hugged another man
Madeleine McCann suspect's ex claims she found him waiting for her under bedThe woman from Berkshire, who dated Christian Brueckner when she worked as a barmaid in the Algarve, has told of her relationship with the 'charming' and 'softly-spoken' German who she said turned into..
Madeleine McCann murder inquiry needs more information or could 'end without charge', prosecutor saysCurrent evidence not strong enough for court action, official says
Madeleine McCann: New inquiry 'could be dropped' without clues from publicMore information is needed from the public to take the new suspect to court, German prosecutors say.
Father of missing Louise Kerton wants Madeleine suspect questionedA 75-year-old man whose daughter went missing in Europe 19 years ago wants German police to question Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner about her whereabouts.
German authorities say there is 'evidence' Madeleine McCann is deadThey are appealing for more information to help bring a suspect to court
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Madeleine McCann prosecutor ‘has evidence German prime suspect killed her’Hans Christian Wolters called for British tourists and expats in Portugal to identify Christian Brueckner’s various homes so police can launch searches for Madeleine.
What the papers say – June 9Developments in the Madeleine McCann case and conflicting accounts from US investigators and the Duke of York are among the stories dominating the papers.
Madeleine McCann disappearance: German prosecutor claims he has 'evidence' girl is deadPolice are investigating suspect