Anorak | Madeleine McCann: Barrister says he knows where Maddie is (road sweepers scoff)

Madeleine McCann: Barrister says he knows where Maddie is (road sweepers scoff)

by | 6th, October 2013


MADELEINE McCann: Anorak’s look at the missing child in the news. As the McCanns pursue Goncalo Amaral for libel damages in Portugal, the British press publishes a welter of new Maddie news. Yesterday, the police told us that the child could have been stolen by a burglar . The Met offered no proof to support its theory. No evidence. She she could have been stolen by a burglar who seems to have taken nothing else from that holiday apartment, right?

Today the Mirror has more amazing news. Yesterday, it said Maddie had been taken by paedos . Today it thunders from its front page:

New Madeleine McCann sensation: Witness tells barrister he saw girl ALIVE just weeks ago

And he waited this long to tell us? Maybe this man of law was studying the evidence?

A shaken barrister has told police how a man boasted to him that he had seen missing Madeleine McCann just weeks ago.

Why was he shaken?

In a sensational development the witness said he was stunned when the man confessed he had met the girl on a ­Mediterranean island.

Confessed? This unnamed man’s a suspect?

The conversation took place at a party and breaking down in tears, the lawyer, who we are not naming, said: “I can’t tell you exactly why I believe what I was being told. It was just a gut feeling.”

Still need more facts? Isn’t an anonymous man’s gut feeling of another anonymous man’s story enough?

The witness added: “I knew that by reporting it, it would ­compromise me in all sorts of ways. But it was something that I couldn’t ignore. If I hadn’t said anything I couldn’t have lived with myself.”

He’s now a witness? But he never saw her. What did he witness?

He said he was convinced the confession was genuine, despite many other people coming forward with unconfirmed sightings and false leads since she disappeared in Portugal, aged three on May 3, 2007.

Many of them were convinced.

When asked exactly what it was about the description he was given that forced him to act, the lawyer said: “I have told the police ­everything that I was told about her. They know what that was and that is why they have acted. I was able to be a bit more specific than just the island but I haven’t been able to tell them exactly where the man said she was. I am now terrified that she has been moved elsewhere.”


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