Will the Maddie McCann affair finally find its outcome? According to information from the British media The Daily Mirror, the German police are preparing to officially charge the pedophile criminal Christian Brueckner, the main suspect in the case of the disappearance of Maddie McCann. “I received a call from the Germans about a previous deposition, confides an ex-friend of the suspect to the Mirror. They told me that I should prepare to leave for Germany, possibly towards the end of the year. summer. They let me know they were hoping to charge him with something, but didn’t give me any specifics.” It is unclear whether or not the charges against the suspect are related to the disappearance of Maddie McCann.
Incarcerated in Germany for the rape of a 72-year-old American woman in 2005 in Praia da Luz, the very town where little Maddie was kidnapped in 2007, Christian Brueckner was linked to the McCann case in June 2020. October 2021, German prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters said he had enough evidence to charge him in the case. “We are certain that we have the man who kidnapped and killed your daughter,” he told Kate and Gerry McCann, the parents of the missing girl. He added that he is “100% sure” that Brueckner is Maddie’s killer.
Christian Brueckner denies again and again
For his part, Christian Brueckner denies any involvement in the kidnapping and murder of the child. “They never had any proof of my involvement in the McCann case, he wrote in a letter. And they still don’t. I know why. Because they have no hair or anything that belonged to Maddie, so no one can put it in my stuff to do with my guilt.” Aged 45, Bruckner was living in Praia Da Luz at the time of little McCann’s disappearance. According to Christian Post, who frequented him at the time, the German used to infiltrate the apartments of the Ocean Club hotel complex to steal money and identity papers.
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