Portuguese police apologize to Madeleine McCann’s parents

  • 📰 GlobalCalgary
  • ⏱ Reading Time:
  • 52 sec. here
  • 2 min. at publisher
  • 📊 Qulity Score:
  • News: 24%
  • Publisher: 61%

Madeleine McCann went missing from a hotel room in Praia da Luz, in Portugal's Algarve, while on vacation with her family in May 2007.

Canada News, Canada Headlines

FILE - Portuguese police have apologized to the parents of Madeleine McCann for their handling of the three-year-old's highly publicized disappearance in 2007.to meet with Madeleine’s father Gerry McCann, according to BBC Panorama. The officers reportedly apologized to Gerry for the handling of their investigation.

Her disappearance launched a cross-country investigation and resulted in an international media frenzy. Publicity for the case only increased when Gerry and Kate were named as formal suspects, or “arguidos” in Portuguese. The parents were questioned by police, who at the time believed they may have staged the abduction.In the years since Madeleine’s disappearance, Portuguese police have said their initial investigation was improperly handled.

In June 2020, German police said Madeleine is assumed dead. British authorities continue to treat her disappearance as a missing person case.Story continues below advertisement Brückner, who is German, is currently serving a seven-year prison sentence for raping a 72-year-old woman in 2005 in the same area where Madeleine went missing. He has separately been charged with rape, sexual assault and sexual assault of a child.Small team of Canadian special ops deployed to Israel after Oct. 7 attack: sourcesfor Madeleine’s body at the behest of German authorities.

We have summarized this news so that you can read it quickly. If you are interested in the news, you can read the full text here. Read more:

 

Thank you for your comment. Your comment will be published after being reviewed.
Please try again later.

Similar News:You can also read news stories similar to this one that we have collected from other news sources.

Manitoba’s new government brings hope of land return for Metis communityIn the Metis village of Saint Madeleine, Manitoba, the government burned down the community to make a pasture for cattle to graze. Every summer, descendants gather in the field to stay connected to their community and culture.
Source: GlobalNational - 🏆 81. / 51 Read more »

Teacher Shares Photo of Classroom Destroyed by Child's TantrumA teacher shares a photo of her classroom destroyed by a child's tantrum, highlighting the challenges of dealing with students and their parents.
Source: boredpanda - 🏆 18. / 72 Read more »

FDA says WanaBana fruit puree pouches may contain dangerous levels of leadThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning parents and caregivers not to buy or serve certain pureed fruit pouches marketed to toddlers and young...
Source: YahooFinanceCA - 🏆 47. / 63 Read more »

Keeping your little ones safe during trick-or-treating in SaskatoonOfficials share tips for parents, trick-or-treaters and drivers as little ones go door to door collecting candy on Halloween night.
Source: GlobalCalgary - 🏆 50. / 61 Read more »

Halloween festivites transform Grizzli Winery into ‘Halloweenie’Halloween came early to the winery where hundreds of ghouls, goblins, princesses and superheroes, joined by their parents came together for a celebration. 
Source: GlobalCalgary - 🏆 50. / 61 Read more »