Affaire Maddie : a garden worker excavated near Hanover - The Point

The German police from the morning of Tuesday, July 28, excavations in a garden worker near Hanover, has announced the prosecutor's office in Braunschweig, in

Affaire Maddie : a garden worker excavated near Hanover - The Point

The German police from the morning of Tuesday, July 28, excavations in a garden worker near Hanover, has announced the prosecutor's office in Braunschweig, in charge of the dossier of the mysterious disappearance of Maddie McCann. "These searches are related to our investigation of the case Maddie McCann ", told Agence France-Presse Julia Meyer, spokesman for the prosecutor, without giving details, so that the German investigators believe that the young brit missing 13 years ago has died. To perform their searches, the investigators used a backhoe, according to the local newspaper, Hannoversche Allgemeine, which states that the suspect is currently in detention, had lived in Hanover.

This business has seen a sudden increase since the beginning of June with the identification of the new suspect, Christian B., 43 years old, a pedophile German multirécidiviste already sentenced for a rape in Portugal and are currently in detention. The investigators have thus acquired the certainty that Madeleine McCann, aged three at the time of her disappearance in Portugal in 2007 is dead. Thus, the prosecution has claimed to have "evidence or facts" to support the conviction of the death of the girl but not of the "forensic evidence" in the sense that, for example, remains of the body would have been found.

A suspect in custody

The suspect, Christian B., 43 years old, is currently in detention at Kiel, in northern Germany, for another case. He lived at the time of the facts a few kilometres from the hotel, in the small seaside resort of the Portuguese of Praia da Luz, where the child had disappeared. In detention, he had to be placed in solitary confinement in order to prevent it being attacked by fellow inmates. He is suspected of the murder of the little girl, who was on holiday with his parents and their other two children in Portugal at the time of his disappearance. According to his lawyer quoted in the media, the man denies any involvement in the disappearance of the small British.

According to German media, the investigators have found out in a camping-car of the suspect of swimwear for children. They would also put the main on USB drives containing thousands of images of child pornography, including some featuring the suspect. It has made a request for release, which will be not successful according to the public prosecutor. It is in effect described by an extradition request to Portugal for the rape of a woman 72 years of age.

Updated Date: 28 July 2020, 08:33

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