Crime in Portugal: Disappearance of Madeleine Mccann, Response to the Disappearance of Madeleine Mccann

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General Books LLC, 2010 - 94 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 32. Chapters: Corruption in Portugal, Murder in Portugal, Prisoners and detainees of Portugal, Terrorism in Portugal, Disappearance of Madeleine McCann, Response to the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, Sightings of Madeleine McCann, Alves dos Reis, Casa Pia child sexual abuse scandal, Human trafficking in Portugal, lvaro Cunhal, 1983 Turkish embassy attack in Lisbon, Pero L pez de Ayala, Murder of Joana Cipriano, Jos Craveirinha, Apito Dourado, Juan Mar a Fern ndez y Krohn, Nouredine el Fahtni, Independente University, Lisbon Ripper, Face Oculta, Francisco Miguel Duarte, Carlos Brito, Moderna University, J lio Foga a, Dona Branca, For as Populares 25 de Abril. Excerpt: Madeleine McCann disappeared on the evening of Thursday, 3 May 2007. She was on holiday with her parents and twin siblings in the Algarve region of Portugal. The British girl went missing from an apartment, in the central area of the resort of Praia da Luz, a few days before her fourth birthday, and has still not been found. Madeleine's parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, have said that they left the children unsupervised in a ground floor bedroom while they ate at a restaurant about 120 metres (130 yards) away. The initial investigation by the Pol cia Judici ria (PJ), the Portuguese criminal investigation police, was based on the assumption that the child had been abducted. After further investigation, the PJ stated that there was a strong hypothesis that she might have died in her room. During the investigation there were a number of unconfirmed claimed sightings of Madeleine in Portugal and elsewhere, and additional scientific evidence was obtained. The investigation involved the co-operation of the British and Portuguese police and demonstrated the differing methodologies employed by each, with regard to such aspects as the amount of information released to the...

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