Scotland Yard Says It Has “New Evidence and New Witnesses” in the Case of Missing Madeleine McCann … Identified 38 Persons of Interest
Is it possible, is Madeleine McCann still alive?
Madeleine McCann has been missing since May 2007 when she disappeared why on vacation with her family in Praia da Luz, Portugal. Scotland Yard now says it has “new evidence and new witnesses” in the Madeleine McCann case and has opened a formal investigation into her disappearance. Detective Chief Inspector Andy Redwood, who is heading what has been called Operation Grange, is in charge of a 37 strong police team is two-thirds of the way through examining 30,500 documents from files held by the Portuguese authorities, British police as well as evidence compiled by seven private detective agencies . UK Metropolitan Police have identified 38 “people of interest” in connection with the disappearance six years ago in Portugal of British toddler Madeleine McCann. Twelve of who were UK Nationals who we believe were in Portugal at the time Madeleine disappeared.
Scotland Yard says it has “new evidence and new witnesses” in the Madeleine McCann case and has opened a formal investigation into her disappearance.
The Met Police said it still believed there was a chance Madeleine was alive and it was investigating 38 “persons of interest” after reviewing the evidence.
Madeleine’s parents, Gerry and Kate McCann, said the shift from review to investigation was “a big step forward”.
Irish Times: Police have 38 possible suspects in Madeleine McCann case.
“We continue to believe that there is a possibility that Madeleine is alive,” said Detective Chief Inspector Andy Redwood. “It is a positive step in our hunt for Madeleine that our understanding of the evidence has enabled us to shift from review to investigation.”
Despite massive international interest and numerous reported sightings from Belgium and Spain to Morocco, France and Malta, and investigations stretching as far away as Australia, the little girl’s fate remains a mystery.
More updates, comments and the history of the case can be found at Scared Monkeys Missing Persons Forum: Madeleine McCann.