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Madeleine McCann: Internet Danger, Teenage Girls And Stuart Lubbock

by | 26th, February 2009

MADDIE WATCH – Anorak’s at-a-glance guide to press coverage of Madeleine McCann , Kate McCann and Gerry McCann, featuring Stuart Lubbock and Internet teenage hell…

Yesterday the Mail manged to feature Madeleine McCann in its sotry on Stuart Lubbock, the man found dead at Michael Barrymore’s home. Readers were told :

Comparisons are now being made between Essex Police’s handling of the Lubbock case with the Portuguese police’s handling of the Madeleine McCann investigation.

Can the Mail now work Madeleine McCann into another seemingly unconnected story?

Daily Mail : “Pushed to the brink: How a family nearly lost their teenage daughter thanks to the dangerous power of the internet”

The internet is called the web because you get caught in it. You then get eaten while by “bots”. Sacrifice the mouse and run!

A smile spreads across Gill Osborn’s face as she wraps her arms around her teenage daughter, Sammy. Dramatically reunited just a few weeks ago, the family still can’t believe they have her back.

For two years, 41-year-old Gill hardly dared dream of seeing her daughter again
after she ran away to be with a man she had met on the internet.

So the web didn’t take her? A man did. Unless…the internet can disguise itself? Trust no-one. Go on, Sammy, if that is your real name…

“I used to think things like that didn’t happen to clever girls from a loving home,” says Gill, a retail manager, who has been married to Sammy’s engineer father Bob, 44, for 20 years, and also has a son Jack, 15.

An engineeer, eh..?

“Sammy was doing well at school, had plans for a career and to travel. But all that counted for nothing after she met that man.”

That man is unemployed David Manning, 21, whom the Osborns claim encouraged their daughter to leave home. Though it pains Gill to say it, he is Sammy’s husband.

Girl marries

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