Stephen Birch claims to have found Madeleine McCann’s remains
MADELEINE McCann: Stephen Birch is a South African businessman who claims to have discovered the remains of the missing child. He’s spoken with Portugal’s Expresso newspaper.
The allegation (via Google translate):
Stephen Birch is 47 years old and is the figure of the day. This South African businessman said to have discovered the remains of Maddie, a few meters from the property to Ocean Club resort, where the girl disappeared on May 3, 2007. Stephen bases his theory on who says he was more than 1 year and 3 months of research. The investigation was completed in the last 15 days, when moved to the Algarve to collect what he considers to be the conclusion of his research.
It came with two South Africans and even breaking the law, entered a private property, made a prospecting area where the body believes to be Maddie.
The Express confirmed with a geologist who used the machine to scan the terrain is the most advanced technology currently exists for this purpose. Also with the same specialist confirmed the result of the prospecting shows that there is something buried on site, although it is not possible to identify what, which means it can be anything and not necessarily the remains of Madeleine McCann.
Watch the video and know Stephen Birch in an exclusive interview to Expresso, given at the Lisbon airport, while returning to South Africa, June 28.
Portuguese police says it is reviewing these data, as analyzed all received over five years.
However, Scotland Yard asked for more material to Stephen Birch, to investigate the consistency of the theory of South Africa. Maddie is alive and captive or dead and buried, the truth is that the case continues to arouse the interest of people around the world. How did the Stephen Birch, whose investigation has cost him thousands.
No evidence. No facts.
Sky News adds:
He passed them to Scotland Yard detectives who are carrying out an investigative review of the case.
They have asked him for more information to help them interpret the scan results and the “raw data” the machine collected.
He has also sent the material to Portuguese police who abandoned their search for Madeleine 15 months after she disappeared.
“All I want to do is solve the mystery and bring closure to Madeleine’s family. I am convinced she lies where I have scanned.
“I’ve had the scans analysed and they show digging, a void and what could be human bones.”
No word from Danie Krugel.