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Madeleine McCann: Euclides Monteiro Goes Down

by | 5th, November 2013

MADELEINE McCann: What news of the dead black immigrant Euclides Monteiro? The Express says it’s of front-page importance:


maddie The crime?

Phone records show suspect was nearby when Madeleine McCann vanished

Well, yes. All we know for certain is that she vanished. The single thread to the story remains unchanged.

Detectives in Portugal say the data shows that Euclides ­Monteiro, a convicted thief and heroin user, was close to or at the Ocean Club in Praia da Luz on the night Madeleine was snatched in May 2007.

Smacked-out black man steals child whilst looking for iPod and cash in Portugal? He couldn’t have blended in more had he been wearing a burqa .

Officers are probing whether Monteiro may have taken her out of revenge after being sacked for stealing by the Algarve holiday club.

Was he sacked for stealing? A source says he was accused of stealing and then never turned up for work the next day. Was he sacked, or did he just move on?

The 6ft 2in father-of-two died aged 40 in a tractor accident in 2009. Relatives insist he was innocent and say they will work with police to clear his name.

That he should have to prove his innocence is a failure. But what about that headline placing him at the “scene of crime”?

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