Wednesday, 19 September 2007

Search for the body of Madeleine McCann to start within less than two hours

Within less than two hours, Polícia Judiciária will start searching for the body of Madeleine McCann on specific areas, already cordoned off. The searches will be concentrated at a place between Praia da Luz and Burgau, another seaside village, and in several areas North of the town of Lagos, where sniffer dogs will be used.

(to be continued)

Duarte Levy
(Rothley) and Paulo Reis (Huelva)


Anonymous said...

Has the search started yet?

Anonymous said...

Has there been a conclusion on the searches that you mention - or were they cancelled??

Anonymous said...

And what about this ?

Secret room found under suspect's villa

By Fiona Hudson in London

May 18, 2007 02:00am
Article from: The Courier-Mail

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* Forensic experts find secret room under house
* Suspect continues to proclaim innocence
* Still no sign of four-year-old Madeleine

FORENSIC experts yesterday searched a secret chamber under the villa of a British man suspected of abducting missing toddler Madeleine McCann.

They entered the room by a hidden trap-door in the loungeroom floor of main suspect Robert Murat's home in Portugal.

Retired builder Des Taylor, 78, who once owned the villa in which Mr Murat lives with his mother Jenny, 71, tipped-off police about a trap-door leading to a secret chamber under the loungeroom.

"There is a square hole in the living room with a concrete slab that can be lifted up," he said.

Mr Murat is the only formal suspect in the case and continued to declare his innocence through family members yesterday.

In another intriguing development, police also searched the apartment of a Russian computer expert who created a business website for Mr Murat.

Sergey Malinka, 22, was questioned by police who seized two hard drives, a laptop and a black rubbish bag of equipment.

Mobile phone records are understood to show Mr Murat phoned the Russian soon after the little girl disappeared.