Friday, 4 January 2008

Official: Madeleine investigation remains secret for more three months

A source from the Public Prosecutor's Office confirmed today that a request to extend the time limit for the case will be filed, before January 14, eight months after the first formal suspect was named. According to the Code of Criminal Procedure, after eight months the Public Prosecutor's Magistrate in charge of the case must bring charges, dismiss the case or request an extension to complete the investigation.