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Shannon Matthews, Haut De La Garenne Paedophiles And Madeleine McCann

by | 25th, February 2008

shannon-matthews.jpg MADDYWATCH Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann

DAILY RECORD : “Six New Sites To Be Probed In Jersey Children’s Home Body Hunt”

“A sniffer dog that discovered a child’s remains at a former children’s home has found six other areas at the site to investigate. Police continued to search Haut de la Garenne, in St Martin, Jersey, where the body was found on Saturday.

“They were investigating child abuse allegations at the home on the east coast of the island. The bones of the unidentified child believed to date from the 1980s were found using ground penetrating radar and Eddie, a springer spaniel sniffer dog previously used in the hunt for Madeleine McCann”

DAILY MIRROR : “Police search 200 homes in a bid to find missing schoolgirl Shannon Matthews”

Shannon Matthews is aged 9

Worried neighbours and family members, some wearing T-shirts showing pictures of the schoolgirl, yesterday filled the residents’ association hall near her home. Leaflets and posters appealing for information have been distributed. Day and night searches by friends and relatives are still going on. Gerry McCann, father of missing Madeleine, said Shannon’s disappearance was “deeply concerning”.

Hunt for more kid remains A “sniffer dog has pinpointed SIX more places where bodies may be buried at the ex-children’s home where a youngster’s bones were unearthed. The child’s remains were found by a spaniel, used in the hunt for Madeleine McCann, under inches of concrete on Saturday”

THE SUN :” “McCanns: We pray for Shan”

But this is about Shannon Matthews. What has it to do with the McCanns?

“Madeleine McCann’s parents sent a heartfelt message of support yesterday to the distraught mum of Shannon Matthews. Kate and Gerry spoke of “deep concern” for the nine-year-old, who went missing six days ago.

Gerry, whose four-year-old daughter vanished in Praia da Luz, Portugal, last May, said in his online blog: “The continued disappearance of Shannon is deeply concerning and our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

“No matter what has happened to Shannon, there can be no doubt she must be extremely vulnerable”

Are the McCanns now the media’s ubiquitous face of missing children?

“The surgeon, of Rothley, Leics, added: “We hope she is found safe and well very soon and returned to her family.”

DAILY TELEGRAPH : “Eddie the sniffer leads care home search”

The search at Haut de la Garenne is being led by a sniffer dog that specialises in detecting human remains.

Eddie, the springer spaniel, first came to public attention when taken to the Algarve to help the search for Madeleine McCann last summer.

He was said to have picked up

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