Illustrative image – Madeleine McCann
“We think the little girl is dead,” German authorities said in early June after a new investigation into the disappearance of Maddie McCann 13 years ago was launched.
“A little hope”. Thirteen years after the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, a three-year-old British girl on May 3, 2007 in Praia da Luz (Portugal), the affair experienced a new twist in early June. An investigation was opened on a German national of about forty years.
“We think the little girl is dead”, had then declared the German authorities, setting off the agitation for a case which had been very followed in Europe, in particular in Great Britain. But the prosecutor at the head of the investigation resumed this Sunday.
“Since there is no forensic evidence [de la mort de la fillette], there may be a little hope “that she is still alive, the British newspaper said on Monday The Independent Hans Christian Wolters, German prosecutor in charge of the investigation.
He explains that he did not want to “kill hope” for the British, and that he did not realize that this matter was “so important” to them.
German police announced last Wednesday thatshe was investigating a new suspect, Christian B., currently incarcerated in Kiel in the north of Germany, for drug trafficking. She suspects him of the murder of Madeleine MacCann, 3 years old at the time. 43-year-old multi-recidivist pedophile, Christian B. had to be placed in a solitary confinement cell for security reasons.