A TOP detective who snared Levi Bellfield has claimed that Scotland Yard could be sitting on "a real game changer" in the Madeleine McCann mystery. Colin Sutton urged British cops to carry out new tests on the complex DNA samples found in the case that were ruled "inconclusive” in 2007. The former detective, who solved more than 30 murders during his career at Scotland Yard, said advanced new testing methods could crack the case. DNA samples were taken from swabs lifted from the McCann family's holiday flat and hire car after sniffer dogs allegedly detected the "scent of death". Leading forensics expert Dr Mark Perlin offered to re-test the "inconclusive" DNA samples – but detectives snubbed his offer to analyse samples for free. In the latest episode of Nine News' Maddie podcast, Mr Sutton was asked what it would mean if new tests found Madeleine's DNA in the family’s rental car. He said: "On that basis, that that car was hired by the McCanns three weeks after … [Read more...] about Hero cop says Scotland Yard could be sitting on Madeleine McCann mystery ‘game changer’
MADELEINE McCann's parents have slammed twisted trolls as "idiots" for making a sickening doll without a figurine in the box because "she's missing", a pal has claimed. Sharing an image of the horrific 'pop vinyl' gift on social media, the web hater said, "Blame it on Netflix." The troll added: "They gained millions from the Find Maddie Fund, they paid their mortgage with it." Pop vinyl bobble dolls usually depict our favourite characters from films and cartoons like Betty Boop and the Incredible Hulk. But in a horrific bid to depict missing Madeline, the packaging with featured a widely-circulated photo of her, came without the doll. A close family friend claimed the McCann's have "had a lot worse", but insisted that it's incredibly offensive. The pal said: "This is offensive, rude and unpleasant. Kate and Gerry think people like this are just idiots but they have had lot worse.” The friend said the couple were determined “not to let the hate brigade get under … [Read more...] about Madeleine McCann’s parents brand trolls ‘idiots’ for creating sick ‘pop vinyl’ doll with no figurine in box because ‘she’s missing’
MADELEINE McCann vanished from a Portuguese resort in 2007 and her parents have been desperately searching for their daughter ever since. Have Kate and Gerry McCann remained married since she disappeared aged three? Here's an update. Who are Kate and Gerry McCann? Madeleine's parents Kate and Gerry are both practising Catholics who met in Glasgow in 1993. Kate became a GP after studying medicine at the University of Dundee while Gerry has been a consultant cardiologist since 2005. The couple got married in 1998 before having their first child, Madeleine, in 2003. They also have twin children, a boy and a girl, who were born in 2005. Kate and Gerry had been married for nine years when Madeleine disappeared on the night of May 3, 2007. Are they still together? Shortly after Madeleine vanished, Kate said their marriage nearly broke down as she withdrew into herself. She stopped reading, playing music or even having sex with her husband Gerry. And the couple were gripped by the fear that a … [Read more...] about Are Madeleine McCann’s parents Kate and Gerry still married 12 years after she went missing?
A SICK troll has set up a fake Tinder dating profile posing as missing child Madeleine McCann. The vile profile, created near Renfrewshire, Scotland, features a picture of the missing child wearing a black headscarf. In the Tinder bio, “Maddie, 18”, claims to “just want some loving”. The description underneath the twisted photoshopped image, reads: “Just want some loving, I have daddy issues, here for a good yin.” It was spotted by a 21-year-old man after he matched with the profile because it was a woman, aged between 18 and 30 and living within 30 miles of his home. 'THE BIO IS SICK' He told the Daily Record: “It's a pretty horrible thing to do. “I know there's a lot of chat right now about Madeleine McCann after the Netflix documentary, but I think this has just gone too far. "For someone to go to these lengths to make a joke out of a missing young girl is just shocking, it's sad really. "And the bio is even worse, it's quite sick." … [Read more...] about Madeleine McCann Tinder troll posing as missing child on dating website
SINCE Madeleine McCann disappeared in 2007, many theories have put forward and leads emerged to explain what happened to the youngster. As a Netflix documentary sparks new interest in the case, we look at the various explanations that have emerged since the night parents Kate and Gerry left her in their holiday apartment to go for a meal at a nearby tapas bar in Praia da Luz, Portugal. FELL DOWN A WELL OR A STORM DRAIN An initial line of investigation was that the youngster woke up and simply wandered out of the apartment. The theory was initially considered by some of those involved early on in the case before more sinister alternatives - such as abduction - were developed by cops. Detectives from Operation Grange — the Met Police’s probe into her 2007 disappearance — discussed the theory with Portuguese police. Cops there had previously explored whether Madeleine was searching for her parents as they ate. Manholes were opened searches undertaken of storm drains in … [Read more...] about Madeleine McCann casebook – the seven key clues and questions that investigators hoped would lead to Maddie