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British about to close the investigation of the Maddie Case


- Translation Isabel Oliveira

Authorities about to close the case review, that has already lasted for six years and has cost almost 15 million, due to the lack of results

By António Soares, Marisa Rodrigues and Oscar Queirós

Ten years after “Maddie” McCann has disappeared, on the 3rd of May 2007, from the tourist resort in Praia da Luz, in Lagos, where she was on holidays with her parents, nothing is known about her fate, despite the “significant” leads always announced when an important date for the case approaches. The Scotland Yard, that pledged to solve the case swiftly when, six years ago, initiated the odyssey of reviewing the whole process that resulted from the Portuguese Judiciary Police investigation, has reduced the number of people handling the case from over 30 to less than a handful of people that are now assigned to the case. After spending close to 15 million Euro in six years, it was given a further one hundred thousand Euro to finalise its investigation over the next few months. There are few who believe it possible, but the parents maintain the hope that they will find the daughter who they have not seen since she was 3 years old.

The British police, in the only line followed based in the abduction scenario, of which they have not provided details, have insisted in connecting the suspects through phone calls that they would have made to each other on that night and the ensuing hours. Jornal de Notícias knows that the PJ has a database with all the telephone numbers and calls that were made. In that vast list, there is detailed information of the various Telecom operators in Portugal and even phone booths. The entire phone calls have been cross-referenced and their callers investigated. The PJ inspectors concluded that there was no evidence that they could be involved in the disappearance. The lead of the mysterious woman that has been advanced in the last few days in the UK, as others that have surfaced around significant dates of the case, are not taken as credible by the authorities here or there.

On specific occasions, the dialogue between the British Police and the team of the Judiciary Police from Porto that is still investigating the case, has brought the Portuguese inspectors to the Algarve or even abroad, activities that have invariably led them to dead-ends, despite the British media perpetual talk about the existence of a “significant” lead.

In an interview given to the BBC and broadcast on Sunday, Kate and Gerry McCann stated that they maintain alive the “hope” of finding their daughter, due to the “inexistence of any evidence” that allows them to “clearly ” conclude that her death occurred and the guarantee of the authorities that the “investigation goes on”. “ Not as quickly as we wish “, they regret. About their family life without Maddie – the couple has another two children, twins –, Kate states that they have “returned” in the last few years to “something close to a normal life”. For the couple, this date, the 10th anniversary of their daughter’s disappearance, denotes a “horrible mark of stolen time”, they stressed.

A decade afterwards, the reports of sightings and the leads continue to arrive to the authorities. The most recent is from a former Norwegian policeman who guarantees that he knows where Madeleine’s body is buried. However, he will only reveal the place if the Judiciary police accompany him. A “blackmail” to which the detectives did not give in to, because the report has no credibility. Just like the roughly six thousand reports that were received by the investigation and led to nowhere.

in Jornal de Notícias (extract), May 2, 2017

13 comments:

  1. Has there ever been another police review/investigation that left the prime suspects out of it. Scotland Yard have spent £12,OOO,OOO of British tax payers money chasing mythical abductors, while ignoring the McCanns and their friends. If the case is closed without even interviewing the McCanns the British police will be the laughing stock of the world.

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    1. It was expected really. That was their remit, to treat this investigation solely as an abduction and do everything possible to protect the parents and their group of friends.

      "We’ve also spoken to former detective Colin Sutton, who was in the running to head the Scotland Yard investigation before he retired. He says that a senior officer rang and warned him that if he took on the case he would not be able to do everything he wished. He interpreted that as a ban on any formal interview with the McCanns.

      Mr Sutton says that if Scotland Yard really did intend to “re-analyse and re-assess everything, accept nothing”, as Det Chief Insp Andy Redwood told BBC Crimewatch in 2013, it should have interviewed the McCanns under caution at the start, if only to rule them out. Mr Sutton says that from the beginning they did accept something, the abduction theory.

      The Metropolitan Police has confirmed it didn’t formally interview the McCanns because it was satisfied the couple had been ruled out by the initial Portuguese investigation.

      Without that interview, says Mr Sutton, the Scotland Yard inquiry was flawed from the start and so the McCanns have still not had the “proper” investigation Alan Johnson promised them"

      http://www.telegraph.co.uk/men/thinking-man/ten-years-looking-madeleine-mccann-case-has-dominated-life/

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  2. It was obvious from the beginning that the Metropolitan Police had no intention of investigating this case in the way that it should have been. A missing person case where those who were responsible for the care and safety of the missing child were given a 'get out of jail card' despite their police witness statements being full of holes, despite them not being cleared of involvement, though they insist on stating that they were, and despite the fact that they were the last persons to see the child, and the fact that it is most likely to be someone close to home, who has hurt, taken or killed the young victim.

    Astonishing really, that this little girl could have been let down so badly not only by her parents but by Metropolitan Police Law Enforcement.

    And more crucially, despite 30 + Metropolitan Police detectives reading the Portuguese Police Files, where this information would have been there for them to see - they CHOSE TO IGNORE THE OBVIOUS.

    Where is the justice for Madeleine in that?

    Kind Regards Joana - Ten years on and you remain dedicated to justice for Madeleine. I salute you, the wonderful work that you do.




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  3. GOOD QUESTION MADELEINE!

    10 Years on, and still, those who should have cared for this child, those who should have protected her, and her two young siblings, those who should have put the safety of the McCann children before all else – and did NOT – those who CHOSE to leave the three children alone unattended for FIVE CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS (according to their own story and in their own words) so as to party with their fellow medical professionals, leaving the children in what they described as an UNLOCKED HOLIDAY APARTMENT – have not come clean with regards the numerous inconsistencies in their stories, the numerous inconsistencies in documentaries, inconsistencies in interviews, inconsistencies in Kate McCanns dreadful book, and more importantly in the INCONSISTENCIES IN THE WITNESS STATEMENTS THEY GAVE THE PORTUGUESE POLICE.

    Any person with the ability to read and comprehend can easily identify said inconsistencies/lies.

    Every cop on the planet, retired or otherwise (with exception of course of the Metropolitan Police in UK) knows that the statements cannot possibly be true, that they don’t add up, and some of the best - retired British detective John Stalker to name but one - have been outspoken in this regard voicing their opinion based on the information and evidence gathered, that the McCanns and their buddies are hiding something.

    WHAT ARE THEY HIDING?

    Madeleine was reported missing on the night of 3rd May 2007.
    That very morning, young Madeleine had at breakfast time (according to her parent’s story/their police witness statements/documentaries/Kate McCann’s outrageous book/Clarence Mitchell their paid story teller – Creator of FAKE NEWS, otherwise known SIMPLY AS the big fat liar) – told her mum and dad that she, and her 2 years old brother had been awake, crying when alone in the apartment the previous evening when her parents were out with their buddies at the bar.

    She asked her parents – ‘Why did you not come when I called for you?’
    Good question Madeleine!

    IF young Madeleine had been found at some point over the years, she would have been able to tell the world the TRUTH of events. The true story – HER STORY, MADELEINE’S STORY, and she’d have blown Clarence’ fake news stories right out of the water together with those of her parents and their buddies.

    She would have been able to describe what it was like alone with her baby brother and sister on those FIVE MISERABLE NIGHTS in the unlocked apartment.

    Crying? Frightened? ALONE AND LONELY? Afraid in the dark scary UNLOCKED apartment – OPEN TO ANYONE WHO CARED TO GAIN ACCESS (all of course, according to the story told by her parents)

    She would have been able to tell the world what it was like to have been left to look after her baby brother and sister, night after night.

    She would have been able to tell the world what it was like to be afraid, afraid for herself, what it was like to have been afraid for her brother and sister.

    She would have been able to describe what it was like to listen to her brother cry, his distress what it was like when she called out for her parents to come to them.

    She would have been able to describe what it was like when her parents did not come. What it was like when her parents did not answer their cries.

    She would have been able to describe how it felt, KNOWING she had told her parents of her and her baby brother’s distress when alone, Only to DISCOVER that after having done so, her despicable, cold and uncaring parents LEFT HER, HER BROTHER AND SISTER AGAIN.

    What kind of people, listen to their 3 year old child tell of her distress when alone, tell of how she and her baby brother cried when alone, AND THEN WALK OUT ON THOSE KIDS ONCE MORE TO SPEND THE NIGHT WITH THEIR DRINKING BUDDIES?
    HEARTLESS BASTARDS – that’s what kind of people!

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  4. Let us be clear.

    The McCanns have stated that when on holiday, there were nights when they were in bed, that Madeleine came to their room to wake them to tell them that the little ones, one or other or both were crying.

    It was routine according to the McCanns, for Madeleine to alert them to the crying of the little ones.

    On the morning of the 3rd May when Madeleine McCann told her parents (according to their story) of how her little brother was crying the previous night (Wednesday) and of how her parents did not come to attend to them – it would stand to reason, that if it was normal procedure, routine for Madeleine to get out of bed to go to her parent’s room to alert them to crying, that she DID SO ON THIS EVENING TOO.

    It would further stand to reason, that young Madeleine on the night of Thursday the 3rd May 2007, had her young brother or sister, or both, have cried, that she would have gotten out of bed on that night also, to alert her parents to the crying.

    The Portuguese Police, in their wisdom, and through investigation, skill and experience, believed that Madeleine had in fact done exactly that – gotten out of bed to look for her mummy and daddy, and that an accident occurred.

    The child having discovered the parents were not ‘at home’ had a fall from the sofa, having climbed on it to look out of the window ‘in search’ of her parents.
    With the evidence gathered in the investigation, a most likely scenario.

    Madeleine herself was a child who her parents said did not sleep well. That, together with being in a room with two very much younger children, and young children are prone to waking in the night for all sorts of reasons, needing the comfort of their parents, and more so when in an unfamiliar environment – it would stand to reason that this child was OUT OF BED in the absence of her parents on the night she was reported as missing.

    The Portuguese Police investigating at that time did not say that the McCanns murdered their daughter. Rather that the child had an accident in their absence, an accident which proved fatal, which was then covered up.

    The press in UK, I see are up to their old tricks, as are the Metropolitan Police -IGNORING THE OBVIOUS, and CHOOSING to go with the RIDICULOUS.

    On 10th anniversary of Madeleine being reported as missing, they are back to the burglar bunkum!

    That in itself tells us that the Metropolitan Police have no intention of investigating what should be, or who should be.

    Burglars who make off with little girls? What utter nonsense!

    On this 10th anniversary of Madeleine being missing, I can only say that Madeleine McCann has got to go down as the most abused child on the planet.

    The child most let down by parents, her family their friends, and all others who have participated in what quite possibly is the greatest cover up of a missing child in recent history. Let down by all of those who have been less than truthful about the events, of not only the night they reported the child as missing, but the events of the week they spent in Portugal, and since.

    My sympathy and empathy lies with the young McCann twins, now 12 years old, and the other children who holidayed in Portugal as part of the McCann party. The parents of all of these children have behaved despicably, in one way or another with regards the disappearance of young Madeleine.

    I stated above that IF Madeleine had been found at some point over the years she would have been able to tell HER STORY.

    She would have been able to give answers to the questions which her parents have not, which they failed to. WHICH THEY REFUSED TO!

    Madeleine would have been able to tell us if the apartment doors were open/closed, un/locked, and of course she would have been able to tell us about that OPEN WINDOW AND SHUTTER – WHICH THE METROPOLITAN POLICE HAVE COMPLETELY IGNORED in the documentaries.

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  5. Without a shadow of doubt, Madeleine’s Story would be FAR REMOVED from that of her parents and their buddies. The two tales would never tally!

    Kids tend to be truthful!

    When one lies, is not entirely truthful, regarding a serious occurrence/crime, it may be for various reasons – to protect themselves, to protect others.
    When one lies in the situation of a missing person, about that person, the events leading up to that person becoming missing, and their involvement/part played – they run the risk of the missing person being found, and blowing their lies out of the water.

    When someone is giving a police witness statement, regarding, say a person murdered, or having died in a fatal accident, and that person does not give a truthful account of events/of their involvement/part played – they lie LARGELY CONFIDENT in the knowledge that as the victim of the crime is DEAD, they will not be popping up any time soon, to contradict their story!

    Let’s reflect, consider the ten years of inconsistencies, lies, stories, fake news spun by Clarence Mitchell (and others) on behalf of the McCanns, and the stories told by the McCanns themselves, and there have been some biggies, all those televised interviews, newspaper/magazine articles which left the public with their jaws hitting the floor, as we listened, knowing that what we had just heard the McCanns say in a particular interview was either an absolute lie, or a complete contradiction of what they had said in a previous one, and then ask ourselves:-

    HOW CONFIDENT WERE/ARE THE McCANNS THAT MADELEINE WILL NOT POP UP TO TELL HER STORY?

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  6. MADELEINE’S DAY

    Tragically and sadly Madeleine McCann will not ever be able to tell her story, or to ask her parents WHY?

    Sickeningly, TEN years on they are still spinning their OWN tales, still trying to save their own skin.

    Ten years on, their twin children now 12 years old, the McCann parents are in a state of panic.

    The thought of their twins being online and learning some truths about them is what now drives them to shut down discussion.

    They say they want to protect the twins from trolls – when in fact what they want to do is prevent the twins learning about how they as parents behaved when in Portugal, and since. The appalling neglect of their kids.

    They have done everything in their power to shut down discussion about Madeleine’s disappearance - if it was not in keeping with their far-fetched tale of abduction.

    But how do they prevent their children, Sean and Amelie from reading and discovering that their parents have not always been truthful, have spent Madeleine’s money in the way which they have?

    How do they prevent these kids from discovering the many stories they have told about the twins themselves – the pathetic tale Kate McCann told in Court in Portugal about Sean and school bus for starters? Judged laughed that one out of court.

    So many of the tales they have told have involved the twin kids, and so much of what they have done, they desperately want to keep from these kids, but they are fighting a losing battle, in the age we live, the internet so much a part of, that is now impossible for them to do. They cannot gain the control they so desire.

    It may not be this year or next, or even the next, but as the twins fast approach their teen years, stories will begin to trickle down. Inevitably the kids will read online, and they too, just like the public will recognise the glaring inconsistencies in their parent’s stories, the inconsistencies in their parents’ police witness statements, and learn of their REFUSAL TO CO-OPERATE with Portuguese Police and British Police alike.

    They will learn of how their parents kept from the public FOR SEVERAL YEARS, the VERY E.FITS which their father Gerry McCann would later, on Crimewatch UK, tell the public – ‘WERE MADELEINE’S BEST CHANCE OF BEING FOUND!’

    How with Kate and Gerry McCann EXPLAIN THAT ONE TO THE TWINS?

    The twin kids will want answers, and whatever answers their parents give them, these kids will be able to discover most easily if the answers are truthful.

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  7. I listened, despite my better judgement, to the McCanns latest interview.

    I listened to them say their twins were reaching the age where they would go online, of how they want to protect them. Funny that, as most will recall Kate McCann telling a tale of how Amelie at a very young age was online, googled her own name and found a story/stories about herself.

    Now where was the protection then, OR, was it another ‘school bus story?’

    I cringed - with no doubt thousands of other viewers - as I heard and watched Kate McCann unable to give a straight, sincere, or heartfelt answer when asked about buying birthday, Christmas gifts for Madeleine. Gerry McCann as ever nervous, wondering what his missus was gonna say, interjecting with ‘Kate buys the presents’ by way of diverting away from her.

    I felt sick to my stomach at the pair of them.

    I felt overwhelming sadness for Madeleine, her short life, those nights alone in the vacation apartment, her parents ignoring her plea when she told them she had been crying when alone.

    The monstrous parents, true to form, came up with the same old crap about buying Christmas presents for Madeleine.

    They could not have been less sincere if they tried.

    Ten years this child has been missing, though most likely she met her death in that holiday apart as the evidence suggests, and her parents sat there, NOT speaking about Madeleine her short life, but speaking of THEMSELVES, SPEAKING OF DR GONCALO AMARAL OF HOW THEY ARE STILL OUT TO GET HIM.

    Ten years and nothing has changed – Madeleine somewhere way down their list of priorities it would seem.

    Tonight, we will have Martin Brunt, shamelessly fronting another documentary where he will not report honestly. It will not be balanced.

    But there is no going back for Brunt. He sold his soul to the devil when he became involved with the McCanns, and attacked Brenda Leyland, a lady who soon after her encounter with him, took her own life!

    But mostly, IT WILL NOT BE ABOUT MADELEINE, THE CHILD SHE WAS.

    I continued to listen to the whingeing monstrous pair, ever hopeful that they would speak in a loving way about their little girl, of how they missed her more than words could say. Of how every day they have regretted leaving her alone, expressing regret for the despicable act of walking out on her after she told them she had been crying.

    ZILCH!

    All forums where Madeleine is discussed, will I guess be filled with comments and discussion later tonight, and tomorrow, about how awful Brunt is (and they would be right) and of how despicable the McCanns are (and they would be right) and of how Clarence ‘fake news’ Mitchell is the scum of the earth (and they would be right) of how the Metropolitan Police, Lorraine Kelly, Carole what’s her name, Summers and Swann and ALL who have failed this child are a shameless bunch of good for nothings (and they would be right) but does it have to be that way?

    Tomorrow Madeleine will have been missing TEN YEARS, her parents in their interview had little to nothing, to say about her as a little person.

    Why not on MADELEINE’S DAY, fill your blogs with happy stories of the little girl. Celebrate her short life. Post pictures of the smiling happy child she was.

    MAKE TOMORROW MADELEINE’S DAY – a day which most certainly cannot pass without sadness for the loss of this little girl, and the way she lost her life, the life she had known, but it can also be a celebration of that young short life, a day where those who care can come together to continue to fight for justice for the child, where those who care can be her voice.

    A day when ONLY Madeleine's voice is heard and listened to, and not her parents.

    Where those who care can ASK SOME GOOD QUESTIONS on behalf of Madeleine, THE QUESTIONS that Madeleine herself would want her parents to answer had she been found.

    DON’T DEVOTE YOUR BLOGS TOMORROW TO HER PARENTS. THAT IS WHAT THEY WANT. DON’T FEED THEM, THEY ALREADY FEED OFF EACH OTHER WITH A HATE I FOR ONE HAVE NEVER WITNESSED IN ANY OTHER HUMAN BEING.

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  8. Make your forums a place tomorrow, Where those who care, can speak of a lovely little girl lost, can tell MADELEINE’S STORY FOR HER!

    Dr Goncalo Amaral, amongst others has been Madeleine’s voice this past decade. He has been the voice of truth for Madeleine, and he will be the voice of truth for Sean and Amelie in the future also. They will read and hear his voice.

    Make Madeleine's day special. Make it about Madeleine!

    l-azzeri

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  9. MAKE TOMORROW MADELEINE’S DAY – a day which most certainly cannot pass without sadness for the loss of this little girl, and the way she lost her life, the life she had known, but it can also be a celebration of that young short life, a day where those who care can come together to continue to fight for justice for the child, where those who care can be her voice.

    Make it a day Where those who care can ASK SOME GOOD QUESTIONS on behalf of Madeleine, THE QUESTIONS that Madeleine herself would want her parents to answer had she been found.

    Where those who care, can speak of a lovely little girl lost, can tell MADELEINE’S STORY FOR HER!

    Dr Goncalo Amaral, amongst others has been Madeleine’s voice this past decade. He has been the voice of truth for Madeleine, and he will be the voice of truth for Sean and Amelie also. They will in the future read, hear and listen to Dr Amaral.

    Make Madeleine's day special. A day when a little girl is remembered. A day when her voice is heard through you. A day to listen to what this child would have had to say.

    l-azzeri





    DON’T DEVOTE YOUR BLOGS TOMORROW TO HER PARENTS. THAT IS WHAT THEY WANT. DON’T FEED THEM, THEY ALREADY FEED OFF EACH OTHER WITH A HATE I FOR ONE HAVE NEVER WITNESSED IN ANY OTHER HUMAN BEING.
    MAKE TOMORROW MADELEINE’S DAY – a day which most certainly cannot pass without sadness for the loss of this little girl, and the way she lost her life, the life she had known, but it can also be a celebration of that young short life, a day where those who care can come together to continue to fight for justice for the child, where those who care can be her voice.
    Where those who care can ASK SOME GOOD QUESTIONS on behalf of Madeleine, THE QUESTIONS that Madeleine herself would want her parents to answer had she been found.
    Where those who care, can speak of a lovely little girl lost, can tell MADELEINE’S STORY FOR HER!
    Dr Goncalo Amaral, amongst others has been Madeleine’s voice this past decade. He has been the voice of truth for Madeleine, and he will be the voice of truth for Sean and Amelie also.








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  10. bring concalo here in uk

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  11. good idea, media , media, amaral in uk

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