Madeleine McCann is missing May 3, 2007 in Praia da Luz, Portugal. Today marks the 16th anniversary of this case that moved – and continues to move – the world.
It was around 10pm when Kate, the mother of the little girl, returned to the restaurant of the complex where they were having dinner with friends, screaming in despair. “They took her“he repeated.
She and Gerry, her husband, they took turns every 20 minutes to see their three children –Maddy, aged 3; and twins Sean and Amelie, 2, who stayed sleeping in his roomabout 50 meters away.
Madeleine McCann: the moving memory of her parents, 16 years after their death
And he adds: “I can’t hold you, but I hold you: please let me have you in my head and where are you now, hold me too”.
The publication concludes by clarifying that: “THE the police investigation continues and we await a breakthrough. Thank you all for your support, it really helps.”
Madeleine McCann: Tributes 16 years after her passing
According to media reports, it is expected Kate and Gerry meet up with friends and family on the night of this May 3 to remember his daughter.
It is planned to implement a prayer meeting in his hometown at 19:00 (local time).
It is not known whether Madeleine’s twin brothers, Sean and Ameliewho are now 18 years old, will participate in the service. Madeleine, her older sister, was three years old when she disappeared from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in 2007.
Despite the years that have passed and the failure of various lines of investigation, the McCanns remain steadfast expect their daughterthat one day he would be 19 years old be found alive.
Brian Kennedy, Maddie’s great uncle, said ahead of the tribute event that “Kate and Gerry are always encouraged by the fans in attendance. It is very appreciated that people still want to show such support,” he posted. The mirror.
Who is Christian Brueckner, the main suspect in the case
In 2020, German police identified a suspect. A German man who, in 2007, lived in a trailer near the site of the kidnapping. He is currently in prison in his country of hers with a conviction for sexual abuse.
the register of Christian Brückner (45) it’s scary. Pedophile, rapist, trafficker and thief are just some of the charges that appear among his 17 criminal records. For the authorities, today is the Principal suspect.
Brueckner lived in the Algarve region of Portugal between 1995 and 2007. He arrived there as a backpacker and, although he worked in car trading and as a waiter, he was also involved in theft.
Last week, a German court she dropped the rape charges against him.
The suspect has not yet been charged in the McCann case, in which he remains investigated on suspicion of murder.
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