Important documents detailing reported sightings of missing British girl Madeleine McCann kept by Portuguese authorities must be presented to private investigators who are still searching for her, comes the news from a family spokesman for the McCann’s.
A number of British tabloids reported last Wednesday that thousands of previously unveiled pages of evidence and details passed to investigators after the case was closed had been presented to them after they simply applied to a Portuguese courts.
The family have stated their dismay and shock at how the case has literally been shelved by the Portuguese authorities and want all possible information to be given to the private investigators employed to help find missing Madeline.
Young Madeline was just a few weeks away from her forth birthday when she went missing in Praia Da Luz on the 3rd May 2007. Following an initial major investigation into her disappearance things seemed to go very cold after an attempt to name Gerry and Kate McCann as suspects collapsed.
Whilst the Portuguese authorities have literally shelved investigations, a number of private investigators specialising in missing persons has been employed to continue enquiries that may lead to information about Madeline’s whereabouts and hopefully an understanding to what actually happened on that fateful night back in 2007.
The family and the private investigators employed to help gather information now want all the information, files and documents that will help them in their investigations.