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Breaking News Man Arrested in Madeleine Mcann Case

Updated on August 3, 2017

Parents Now Official Suspects

Madeleine's Parents have both been made official suspects in Portugal, I will reserve my judgement until the final outcome of this case that has touched the worlds heart.

If they were responsible in anyway for her dissapearence and possible death, the law should give them the maximum punishment possible.

This case has touched the world, and brought out the goodness in people, millions of messages of support from all over the globe have been sent to the family.

I hope and pray Gerry and Kate are found to be totaly innocent and that the person responsible is caught and brought to justice as soon as possible. my support stays with the McCann family until the truth is found.

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The home of a British man is being searched by police looking for missing four-year-old Madeleine McCann, who disappeared in Portugal on May 3. The man, Robert Murat (pictured above), has been taken to a police station.

http://news.sky.com/skynews/home

OLD NEWS

ALTHOUGH THE ABOVE STORY IS OLD NEWS THE STORIES BELOW ARE THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS IN THE MADELEINE HUNT.

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      sarah williams 5 years ago

      If I was a three year old, I would be well aware of who my parents were - and therefore more likely to cry for my parents - and more likely to KEEP CRYING for my parents.

      If I was a one year old - not yet fully aware of my parents - I would only cry for the normal reasons - wet nappy, hungry, etc.

      In conclusion, why would people take a three year old and not the 1 year olds?

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      sarah williams 5 years ago

      I sympathise obviously but, unfortunatly, it is difficult since the parents left 1 year old twins on their own for a length of time; let alone the three year old. It would have been a cost of about 50 pounds to have the hotel staff look after them,

      And it is really difficult to understand why if you are a god parent.

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      jess 5 years ago

      Yes God bless little maddy and hoping with all my heart there will come an end to such a gutt wrenching story, the pain and heartbreak that her parents must live in every single day without awnsers and in the absense of their precious innocent baby girl must be horrendous and beyond many of us commenting on this story, the lifers who could even comment on a public website that these poor parents were responsible obviously have no clue & no doubt are childless to write such horrible rubbish. opions are like ass holes everybody has one so save your thoughtless un educated two cents worth for something a little less tragick!! For the rest of us you are in our prayers maddy for eternity xoxox

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      Chelsea 6 years ago

      I cant believe how many people think Madeline's parents are guilty. You can see how much this is hurting them and how heartbroken they are. They have to try and be strong for their other children it wouldnt be fair on them if they were always in pieces around them. I think they are an inspiration to others at how well they have handled things and how hopeful they are on Madelines safe return. I believe that one day she will be returned safely to her parents and they will get justice. The only thing the parents did wrong was not pick madeline up more about what she had said the morning before the abduction and by leaving them alone in the room, no matter how close they were.. it was a foreign country and completely stupid but they have to live with that for the rest of their lives, even if madeline is returned safely which i believe will happen they have missed out on so many memories and of their little baby growing up. I think its disgusting at how badly the police have acted on Maddie's case, Kate and Gerry have done more trying to find their little girl than all the police and them lot put together. If they weren't so keen on blaming Madelines parents from the beginning she would have been found way before now. Keep up the good work and never give up on Madeline, she will be returned safely. I just hope its soon, shes been away from you all far too long. I don't think she will be able to be identified by her eye anymore, im sure when they realised she had a distinctive eye her abductors soon sorted that by putting coloured contact lenses in her eyes so that she cant be identified that way. Just a thought but i still believe she will be found, i just hope Madeline hasn't forgotton who she really is through all these lies from whoever abducted her. Thoughts and prayers are with family and friends for the safe return of Madeline. You have so many people there for you who will never give up on Maddie, I for one.

      I can't begin to imagine how upset, hurt and confused Madeline was and still is, i just hope one day she will be able to over come everything thats happened, bless her xxx

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      shelly 6 years ago

      madelines parents are innocent, you could see distress in there faces, they looked weak and were in shock, kate mcann looked liked her mind was racing, and i think it is discusting the way people pointed the finger at two parents who lost their child, and cannot do any thing to protect, think of the pain and distress they are being put through, every day of there lives they have the horror to face, there poor little girl could be facing, i think every part of every country, every house and every building should be searched. there is probabley an international peodophile ring, that is taking children which meet there sick criteria, i think they got links to all different resources, an that is how they are managing tohide her so well, n maybe wen we find out were madeline has gone, we will find were many other lil innocent children hav been snatched, my best wishes go to the mcann family, have hope, cos no one gets away with some thing forever, i pray your lil princess is bought home too you both, and she is alive.. x x x

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      Naina  6 years ago

      Its very disappointing to know that the government is sleeping over it for ages now. Instead suspecting people why these cops are not searching for the child in all possibility places? Are we human beings or animals? Being a human being cant we use our brains and do something about it? What a shame!! When the government cant find a little child how will they be able to rule the country? Hope the child is still safe now.....instead wasting time the goverment has to decide something fast about it and the culprit should be shot dead!! Maddie Sweet heart.....hope you are still safe and alive baby!

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      tom 7 years ago

      i think it stinks how so many people are blaiming the parents but even then ive been following the maddie case now since she vanished i been thinking and coming up with question and they have bin right so far nobody is close to the truth because to sick gets who have got her are two cowardly to hand them selves in the poher has got something to do with this lice supposed to be here to help not give up on the girl ive got a gut feeling the mother has got something to do wit this the people who have got the poor little thing need hanging im afraid xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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      SANDRA WHIKTEHOUSE 7 years ago

      it is very suspicious - i would never leave my 3/1 year olds alone

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      debbie carroll 7 years ago

      hi gerry kate another email from debbie carroll i no that you both like to here comments from people this is just a throught ok do not worry what if madeleine can not be found she is alive ok , when the abductor abducted her gave her to the bad people what ever they are called the abductor then went back to the people who told him to kidnapp madeleine . then they themselves killed the abductor .so nobody is the wiser that's true if you look at it that way.love from debbie carroll .lyboth .xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx and hugs two .

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      Bev Sudding 7 years ago

      I write a poem a day for Madeleine and I believe she will be found. Why not? Elizabeth Smart, Jacie Dugard and other children are found. I wish everyone would stop being so judgemental and think only of little Madeleine. Her parents Kate and Gerry have enough guilt to live with for the rest of their lives without all the nasty people adding to it. If you hav never made a dreadful, terrible mistake and can be absooutely honest about that, please carry on with your horrible comments and blame. I for one will not cast blame. I will pray for Madeleine as I do every single day, many times a day and for Kate, Gerry, Sean and Amelie.

      My name is Bev Sudding and I am from PE South Africa

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      Nicole 7 years ago

      i wish madeleine mcann is found very soon because her parents are really upset and so are we. bye.

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      Cassey 7 years ago

      I've said this a thousand times already, the Portuguese police will not waste any more of their time doing any more searches for this unfortunate ( sweet little girl, my feeling is they already know who and what had happened to Madeleine, and so do both the parents.

      The police have always known who was responsible for madeleine, so why don't the macann's just stop this whole charred now please???

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      rOBBY 7 years ago

      I HOPE THEY FOUND HER!!!

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      debbie carroll 7 years ago

      hi gerry and kate hope you are both well , my name is debbie carroll and i live in ireland, your daughter madeleine is a very sweet little girl , i do not think madeleine should off been kiddnapped she really should be with kate and gerry write now , if her abductor would give madeleine back for good,xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.

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      stacy 7 years ago

      i can not believe that madeline as still not been found and i believe in my heart that er parents had nothin to do with it. yes they made a very big mistake leavin their children alone in that apartment but they will have to live with that 4 the rest ov their lives.its costin thosands 4 this hunt n still gettin nowhere i think if people stopped passin the blame n foccused on the real situation which is findin madeline then might get sumwhere but who r we to tell anybody ow to do their jobs.i prey that 1 day madeline will be reunited with er parents because after all she is just a child n its the least she deserves my heart is with u gerry n kate i would be lost without my daughter so god only knws wot u r goin through xxxxx

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      jenny 7 years ago

      i think that Madeleine could be found if people put there mind to it.as for her parents, well some people feel sorry for them and others thing its ther own fault.but i personley

      think both, that they shouldn't have left her but they are her parents and you can tell they still love her.

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      eloisa 7 years ago

      I was in Ireland when this news broke out and it really broke my heart as a mother. Then I read yesterday a news about a girl who was abducted when she was 11 years old and now has two children by her kidnapper... choosing the lesser evil... i just pray Madeleine is still alive... no matter what... she deserves a life... God bless you Madeleine..........

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      emily 8 years ago

      whoever are blaming the parents for this dreadful tragedy think again because y would they do this, if it was something against there children y havnt they done anything to the other children. just think long and hard.......i know it has been 2 years now but there still is some hope and if they ever do find the person who took her i hope they rot in hell!!!!!!

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      Adrianna 8 years ago

      The Mcanns apparently spent years trying to conceive. These are people who apparently wanted a child badly, and whom are both educated.

      Logic would tell us that:

      1. They had researched, and knew full well how to raise a child, protect a child, and care for a child properly.

      2. Why, in a forgeign country, would they leave their child, unattended?

      3. No one seen this child leaving, squirming, screaming from a "hotel"??

      4. The parents are unexplainably calm from the moment that child was noticed missing.

      This isn't a case of some mystery person being able to enter a hotel room completely unseen, take a child that doesn't belong to them, out of the hotel, completely unseen, or unheard, and disappear.

      The parents are directly responsible, and we can only hope that they will have to answer for this in the future.

      My only hope is that Madeline Mcann is found healthy, happy, and unharmed.

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      Illion 8 years ago

      1) How can u even say that madelines parents are guilty, just because there not hysterical? They have two other kids to think about, and a press wjo've bee around them 24/7.

      2) Give the police a break. I dont know where people are sending from, but amost police forces are so perfect.

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      grace 8 years ago

      Either the parents did it or they dont care about it. if it was me i wiuld be screaming at the last people that i no went in that room! they were taking it in turns to check the children wouldnt u ask the last person you no was in there? where the hell is my child? but nope they didnt even consider them. And i agree they never cry or even look like theyve been crying in any pics or interviews, i understand people deal with different things differently but to never look upset to neverr break down? come on thats suss as. i wish she was found but i doubt its gonna happen. poor maddie. and as for the other kids y not them/ y maddie? Still id be abusing the crap out of the the last person that checked the kids they no who the last person in that room was and they did nothing asked a couple questions and that was it.

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      ashton 8 years ago

      i dont think that just because a person is handling something different than others that it means they r guilty. but i really hope maddie is found. stupid world.

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      sandy 8 years ago

      Madeline was taken for a reason god wanted her she is in a better place than this she i the luky one not us. madeline died young meaning she is very special.

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      Carrie 8 years ago

      i was watching a show and madeline was killed so i thought they found her

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      Vanessa 9 years ago

      Please, let's not go on blaming people. I think we all know that the parents feel guilty enough for their actions which has cost them the life of their child. Let's all continue to pray that, that little girl and the other little children who are kidnapped all around the world come home safe to their loved ones. I don't know why people can't seem to have a conscience to inflict pain on an inocnet child. I have faith In God and please continue to pray with me becoz all our prayers might jsut help maddie and the rest to come home ... some day. Please. May God bless you all.

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      liwayphil 9 years ago

      Its too hard to tell now that the investigation is still on it, but one thing is for sure that maddie is missing, wether shes dead or alive that we do not know, poor girl, i pity her parents..

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      Heather 9 years ago

      I am a mother of two very young children and this whole thing has mase me very angry and upset for a long time now. I feel so sorry for Maddie, what did she do to deserve all of this shit? From the very 1st interview when all this started, over a year ago, my gut instinct told me it had something to do with the father Gerry, he looks shifty, and I had the same gut feelings about Ian Huntley, and was right then 2! If not, both of them! For starters, what loving parents would leave their children alone in a hotel, especially knowing that the room was pretty much open to anyone? They are both doctors of some kind, supposed 2 b respectable people, and they leave their young children alone? No. I dont think so! And why does any mother write shit about their daughter being out of control, in a diary that is going to b found? I really wish that she would be found, but sorry to say that Maddie probably lost her life the night she went missing and its time she was laid to rest in peace and all the shit come out! Its not fair on her! Does anyone actually realise how much money they have made after all this time? This has all turned into a circus act and now they are in it for the publicity, the money and attention! Its pathetic, thinkin sum1 would do this! If someone else had of taken maddie, she would have been found by now, dead or alive! After all of the World news coverage, people were tryin to play sick pranks tryin to get hold of the so-called-rewards! The both parents have got too many friends and people in high places so this has all been covered up 4 a long time now, with a lot of money coming in from pretty much everyone now! Simple as that! Why cant everyone else see this? Another thing is, they are both doctors so they can get hold of pretty much any sort of drug they can, and they also know a lot about everything about the body and effects drugs have! That is another thing that i have always thought about! If you were going on holiday with kids to leave them alone in the hotel, why bring them atall? Leave them with family/friends! They are both guilty of this, i wish 1 of them would confess and this will be all over! When it comes out, everyone will realise ow sick thz ppl r! If my child went missing, i would not stop until he/she was found, and that person who took thm, would pay with their life! Any parent would feel the same! What did she do/see/hear 4 her to deserve this? Why would some1 kidnap a girl of 4yr old lyin in between 2 younga children wen they couldv took a smaller child or all 3, because that would have disturbed them! The police know 4 a fine fact its the parents but everything is getting covered up by everyone else! If a parent cant cope or does not love a child, give the child up for adoption, get help, you do not kill the child or what ever they have done to her! I would love to see the day maddie is found, but chances are near to none! Its awful thinkin she is still lyin somewhere alone. Im hoping someone finds her soon, at any outcome then at least she will be alone, no more!

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      Michael 9 years ago

      If the little girl was abducted wouldn't you think the other two children would have been to? it's all a bit fishy especially with all the evidence pointing at the parents. I say the parents are guilty, strongly because the other two children weren't abducted where just poor madeleine was it seems a bit to victimising to me.

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      Rachel 9 years ago

      I still pray for Madeleine to be returned home to her parents and family safe and well. I fail to see how a little girl can disappear without a trace, someone knows something and needs to share that with the police to give that poor family some hope.

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      Paige 9 years ago

      Please every-one hope and prey that maddie is found soon.I think that she might be getting used to who ever has her right now,but if we still keep looking for her who knows if we might find her .COME HOME MADDIE XXXXX

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      sarah 9 years ago

      every one stop accusing the parents ok they done one mistake wich cost them there daughter wich they hav 2 leave with. lets all pray that maddy is found alive and well. i pray and hope to god that she is found.

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      Fran 9 years ago

      I think Its been a fair while since maddie has been abducted, i think she would have been found by now, fair enough to most comments parents shud keep their children in reach at all times but some parents don't realise they have... to be honest i dont think maddie is alive, and i think kate and gerry should understand that too...

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      uh, someone. 9 years ago

      seriously, all the parents need to be quite. the parents do show emotion, and start crying. seriously, the parents didnt do shitt.

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      Rachel 9 years ago

      I really hope Maddie comes home soon its awful 2 think about what would happen if she didnt maddie,hon, if ur reading this please PLEASE come home your parents are very worried and they want u home safe if the person who took her is reading this BRING HER HOME they're are so many people who love and miss her!!!! my heart goes out to her friends and family.<3

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      Alisha Rani 9 years ago

      I hope maddie is found, today is my birthday and when i blow my candles i will wish for maddie's safe return, i dont think that madeleine's parents have anything to do with maddies going, if they are not guilty they will get maddie back. Like they say the truth always wins against the lies.

      It is digusting if people think that maddie's parents are guilty, besides why would any parents do that to there kids, and i fthey did wouldnt they do it to there other kids. I HOPE THE KIDNAPPER WILLBE FOUND VERY SOON!!! Maddie's lovely parents are waiting for there cute and innocent child, who ever took maddie is definetly a beast wtih a stone as a heart.

      I am definetly sure that Maddies parents will get there daughter maddie safe and sound.

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      steven 9 years ago

      Ifs,buts ,maybe,yes they may be wrong leaving the kids,i personnally wouldnt have,but i am not them, the truth will come out in the end,but i really hope you do get maddie back home safe and sound,also the public dont want to believe what is in the papers or the tv, the truth will come out.

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      bUTTERFLY 9 years ago

      AND ALSO I WAS READING THAT SAY THAT THE PARENTS HAVE USE PART OF THE MONEY FROM THE SEARCH OF THE LITTLE GIRL TO PAY THE MORTAGES OF THEIR HOUSE... I MEAN THAT KIND WEIRD??? SUSPICIOUS I THINK

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      Butterfly 9 years ago

      I HAVE BEING FOLLOW THIS CASE SINCE HAPPEN AND IS SO SAD TO THINK THIS LITTLE GIRL IS NOT HERE ANYMORE. I STILL QUESTION MYSELF WHAT WAS ON THIS PARENTS MINDS THAT DEWCIDE TO LEAVE THIS 3 LITTLE KIDS BY THEMSELFS

      2. WHY IF YOU HAVE A GOOD POSITION AS A DOCTOR WHY NO PAY A FEW BUCKS FOR THE SAFETY OF YOUR KIDS.

      3. WHY YOU WILL PREFER TO GO PARTY AS A PRIORITY AND NO THINK ABOUT YOUR KIDS SAFETY.

      4. WAS VERY IRRESPONSABLE LEAVE KIDS ALONG AND ON A PLACE THAT YOU HAVE NEVER BEING.

      5. I HOPE THIS PARENT HAVENT BEING DRUNK THAT HURT THIS LITTLE GIRL AND DISPOSE THE BODY.

      6. WHY NO KIDNAPED ALL OF THIS 3 KIDS AND JUST KIDNAPED AS THEY SAY A 4 YEAR OLD, I THINK THE LITTLE GIRL SAW SOEMTHING WASNT RIGHT AND FOR THAT SHE IS NTO HERE ANYMORE.

      PLEASE WE HOPE POLICE FIND THE TRUTH BECAUSE THIS LITTLE GIRL DONT DESERVE TO GO ON A HOLIDAY WITH HER PARENTS AND THEN DISAPEAR FROM THE NOWHERE AND MORE WHEN CAN BE AVOID BEING A GOOD PARENT AND WATCH UP ON THE LITLE GIRL.

      IF THE FRIENDS ARE COVERING THEY SHOULD ALL BE INVESTIGATED FROM THE BEGINIG, SEE TEH SECURITY CAMARAS IN THE HOTEL

      GOD IS WATCHING US WHAT WE DO, YOU CANT RUN , YOU CAN HIDE FROM GOD SOON PEOPLE PAY FOR THE MISTAKES WE MAKE!!!

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      david mcgonigle 9 years ago

      i hope they get threr child back beacouse it breaks my heart to see them like that.so please help them get the babay back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      amy 9 years ago

      hang on a minuite!n it's so dam easy 2 say well 'i wouldnt have done this and that they should b ashamed of themselves' but lets face it, we all do stupid things, i bet there are thousands of parents who leave their kids on there own at some time or other, just like theres parents who let their kids head in2 town without being 18, and think nothing wil happen, until the drink gets spiked n they get raped. but u always think it wont happen to you.

      we have 2 remember, that maddie went missing back in May, therefore although life for them will never ever be the same, they have to fall in2 a routine and carry on for the sake of their other children, they cant b crying every moment of everyday, lets b realistic here, you can sit there n say ' i'd b beside myself, i'd never stop crying' well u wil never know wot u wud do because u have never been in that situation! there is no1 on this planet, not a sole who feels more guilt than the mccans themselves. And as for this hole 'i wud never draw this much media attention 2 the case' well any1 who believes that, wud have no chance of finding them child. Y do we have this website about maddie? y r we all talking about it? Y do we all know that little girls face of by heart even though we've never set foot on her? Y has the nation come 2gther 4 one little girl and keep our eyes pealed? Y has she dominated the news for 8 months? I'll tell u y, bcuz the mcanns r innocent! and as a result of al there media coverage they have kept a little girl in the papers for 8 months now! they want her back more than anythign in this world, they have gone 2 extremes 2 find her and have proved that! can anyone think of anything else they can possibly do 2 find her? dont think so! If she wasnt kept in the limelight, lets face it Britain would turn their back on her. Theres no point wanting 2 hate the mccanns, that wont help find maddie.. No amount of hate thrown at them will ever hurt them as much as they already are.

      Lets face it..if they were guilty..they'd b found out aggggggggggeees ago! there not masterminds, the private detectives would have worked that one out!!!!!!!

      We love and pray for the mcanns..god bless you maddie..come home soonxxxxxxx

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      mary  9 years ago

      kate and jerry should be a shamed of them selfs to have left them that day just to go drinking it was a set up job they did not wont her they should be jailed for live and the orther to children should be put into care because they are not wonted by them it is a show off they are guilty xxxxxxxxxguiltyxxxxxxxxxguilty jail them jail them they deserve all what they get

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      bethany 9 years ago

      i hope madeline is save not killed i hope she returns safe to her family.was dinner important or your innocent girl.madeline be brave one day you will return to your family . by bethany bye bye.

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      manu 9 years ago

      madeline everytime i be sitting on the computer and are going on your website.pleease come home.

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      a person 9 years ago

      i really hope she is fine but it seems like everyone is giving up on her.

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      Hanan 9 years ago

      who eva took that litle poor girl should bring her bk shes only 4 yrs old i realy feel sorry for maddie shes so cute hope she comes home safely before xmas hope god brings her bach home to her family

      love u maddie x x

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      steven 9 years ago

      that women who seen the little girl in the car,why did you do nothing????????if it was me and i know for sure i would do somthing call the police and give the mother or father a right rollaking,and thats putting it mildly,i would not have left that little girl there and gone on my way,all people do is talk,no action,same as they say they have seen maddie,if you think its maddie grab her,let them get the police,if you make a mistake who cares say your sorry,because one day it might be maddie,i would not like it on my mind that i should have done somthing,all the supposed sighting,why dont the people who see her just grab her then she would be safe,or are people scared of making a mistake,i am a dad of two sons,if any one hurt a hair on there head there feet would not touch,i do hope you get maddie home safe and sound.

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      sara 9 years ago

      connie says:3 months ago

      madeline is just a little girl i will find you but people im the one who has found her she is in bermondsey at 24 ilderton road

      thats what someone said 3 months ago did thr police go there NO!! they arnt being serious about this and they shuld bee

      missing u maddie

      <3

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      Donna  9 years ago

      I would just like to say that some people are a bunch of hypocrites! I dropped my 4 yr old daughter off at her afternnon nursery class yesterday at 1.00pm, I was at my local supermarket at 1.08pm parked next to a white car which was slightly steamed up about 6 cars up in the row! Inside was a little girl I would say about 2 or 3 years of age in a babyseat on her OWN, this was at 1.08pm i kept looking at her to see if she was awake - she was awake and was sucking her thumb, she saw me and I felt a bit sick to feel she was on her own, thinking surely her parent must have gone maybe to the cashpoint! I took a slow walk round the supermarket as I did not have to pick my little girl up until 3.30pm, I came out at 2.15pm and that little girl was STILL on her OWN in that car, by then I couldnt believe it! I felt physically sick and my brain was working overtime, another woman pulled up in the car the opposite side of me and I told her exactly what I am telling you, I said I was not paranoid but concerned, she could not believe it either, I told her I wanted to go in to the customer svcs and say something, she asked me to keep an eye on her shopping and she ran in and brought out a employee, i told her that little girl had been in the car since 1.08pm and was now 2.25pm and no sign of a parent or parents! She took the registration and said she would go on the tannoy!!! The other lady said goodbye and said I had done the right thing, I know I had.. I dont know what happened as had to leave myself then so will never know if the parent came out straight away!!! I would have felt pysically sick if I had had the next day on the news or papers that that child had been abducted! What I think is that person could well be slagging off the McCanns as a lot of people have been doing saying they are irresponsible and then doing something this!!! Who is a hypocrite then? She was a beautiful little girl, she did not look to me like any problem being put in a trolley and wheeled round the supermarket, not that there is any excuse to leave a child in a card whether asleep or not!! So what on earth was there excuse! A quick nip to a cashpoint ok maybe, but to leave a little girl like that in a car for 1 hour and 20 mins, and like I say I still dont know when she came out! You would not treat a dog like that so why an innocent child, so dont tell me all parents are perfect because no way they are!!!! DMC East Midlands.

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      nadya 9 years ago

      i am crying right now just nowing that thousands of people are missing right now and some are dead but i just got done reading a article about madeleine and her dissaperenc it is so sad on the other hand how could the parents leave her children alone with some guy were they drunk or some thing all i want to know is the littel girl dead! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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      Cassie 9 years ago

      I myself am about to become a first time Parent. Due in January.. And i can tell you this much just alone from having 2 nieces and one nephew.... If my little girl were to happen to come up missing I would Definatly show emotion of upest and anger.. MY little girl isn't born yet and she is already the most important person in my life.. So in my opinion the Mcanns either need to show alittle more emotion towards the situation or they just need to come out and confess to their crime..Forther more Why on Earth would you leave your children unattended. In a hotel room in the first.. I would never feel comfortable doing that in the comfort of my own home let alone a hotel.. Or resort what ever it was.. I think that these parents should be at least convicted of Child Neglect.. And that if Madaline is found dead Let the courts bring the hammer down upon them and punish them for their sins..Thanks...

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      mel 9 years ago

      I think it was a stupid and irresponsible thing, that the McCann's left not one, not two, but THREE children alone. If that little girl is found dead I hope they realise that they are responsible for it

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      steven 9 years ago

      all people show things in different ways,just because someone doesnt cry infront of you doesnt mean they dont cry behind closed doors,every one is different,i think maddie is still alive,but not in morroco,look closer like mainland spain,you dont know how you will act until it happens to you,hindsite and if are very big words,and he who casts the first stone,springs to mind alot.they will find you maddie.

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      rosie 9 years ago

      the truth will come out soon and hope the police will do the right thing.

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      laura murphy 9 years ago

      Im sorry but I think that they should not put Kate Mcann in jail.

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      Helen 9 years ago

      I am shocked, astounded and flabagasted by the views held by so many ignorant idiots here that "if it was their child that had gone missing that they would be hysterical". How the hell do they know how it would feel coping with the Mcanns desperate situation. My young son died in infancy 4 years ago and everyone made judgemnts about how well I was coping and said "if it was them they would have not coped as well" like they love their children more than I loved my boy. Well its rubbish and a well known fact, in the thankfully small circles of those who have tragically lost their children, that such parents do not normally display 24 hour hysteria in the way that everyone "reckons they obviously should" (instead they are often composed but may suffer personal agonising mental and physical illhealth for many years.

      The Mcanns loss of Maddie is just horrendous and unimaginable so don't be stupid and try to imagine what its like as you will be a trillian miles off the mark.

      I hope and pray that little Maddie is safe and cared for and that she will be home safely.

      We should all think of that and not on stupid misguided judgements of how they would behave it was them.

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      Alexander 9 years ago

      OK, the police have found articals of clothing etc, Why aint Gerry and Kate rushing to see if they belong or belonged to Maddie???? why did they wait so long to call the police rhe night Maddie vanished? Why cant they look a camera face on?

      when my nephew went missing when he was 5 we searched for him but we were also falling over ourselves to phone the police the instant we discovered him missing. this case rests on Gerry and Katy and I dont blame the police for thinking they know more then what they are telling.

      What really got me thinking was the fact the Mcanns were going to stay untill Maddie was found and the fact they act after being warned " oh your to cool, oh your to unemotional", what do we see? a badly rehearsed tv interview. And what really pissed me off was the fact Gerry thought he could not lose a defence case with the cash from the find Maddie apeal.

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      charmaine  9 years ago

      there are some sick people out there i hope maddie is found and returns home safe she is in my prayers it has been along time now her parents have suffered enough just return the little girl home please for her sakes

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      Eleanor 9 years ago

      the parents are primarily responsible for their daughter being abducted. you just don't leave kids under ten years old alone for more then quarter of an hour; it's too risky.

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      not sayin duh!! 9 years ago

      i hope sum1 finds her... but i think it was all the parents fault for leaving a 3 yr child alone without parents think if it was ur hse ok but in hoilday NEVER leave ur child without any supervision !!!!

      hope she okay!

      byee !! xxxxxx

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      Claire 9 years ago

      The majority of comments absolutely astound me. Nobody knows what happened that night. The papers print heresay. You have to hope that there are some journalists who start off with a modicum of morality and the best intentions of unbiased reporting, but unfortunately it usually degenerates into sensationalism. Kate and Gerry McCann will have to live with the fact they left their daughter unsupervised for the rest of their lives. I'm sure that no one will ever judge them more harshly than they judge themselves and maybe it will be their punishment that they will always live under an air of suspicion.

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      Madeleine 9 years ago

      umm, maybe the police needs to talk to everyone that stayed in the hotel, and maybe they need to check around thier country i dont think the kidnapper isnt that dumb to bring her to the USA, they would be caught in a quick second if they brought her to the US, and they would be arresnt and senteced to life.

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      strange 9 years ago

      Have always said these people are irresponsible, stupid, even (professionals? I use the term very loosley) - but have never thought they were guilty of anything but wantful neglect in pursuit of their own wants/desires/pleasures

      Their leaving these littlies was a pure act of selfish, stupidity - what happened in the aftermath? I think? they are partly to blame for - I really do - but I don't think they are guilty of anything else - I don't feel sorry for them but I do understand how they are feeling, they will have to live with themselves at the end of the day:-(

      I don't beleive in God but I do believe in Morals, common decency and looking after our children - which?

      Well like I said? they will need to live with themselves and their conscience

      They will have to live with their selfish stupidity for years to come:-(

      Sad:-( but true:-(

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      aine 9 years ago

      In my opinion the parents definitely should be charged with neglect if not more in all fairness who in the right mind would leave any child alone, let alone 3 especially out in a foreign country. I am a parent myself and my son is my whole world. For god sake do the Mc Canns not have any cope on.

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      Linda 9 years ago

      There are many sick parents out there for sure who harm their children but I just cannot see the McCanns being one of them. They were wrong in leaving their children while they went for dinnner 100 feet away and they will regret this forever. What is the point of the police making them feel even far worse when the police in Portugal are basically the ones that lack the real ambition to find the actual guilty party or parties.

      Hang in there McCanns - the truth is bound to come out sooner than later and hopefully it will be sooner.

      Keep your faith.God knows what truly happened.

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      Kate, Livvi, Sian, Abi 9 years ago

      I think there is enough evidence for the parents to be put away, and if they are guilty i think they should face a life sentence. However, there is not evidence to prove that Madeleine's parents are guilty. I hope for Madeleine's sake that her parents are not guilty, but i find it hard to believe that she is still alive. Our thought are with you all. x

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      MD 9 years ago

      I really want Maddy to be found, like everyone else. this case has touched so many hearts. But, in the case of Jerry and Kate, I would say that if my child was abducted, I wouldn't want to show all my emotions in front of the cameras or anything! So Jerry and Kate, we're all with you in heart.

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      DZ 9 years ago

      As an afterthought, I totally believe they are innocent til proven guilty, but unfortunately if it were to be them I would be less surprised than I would have in the past. There seems to be no limit to what one person can do to another, regardless of their relationship to each other. Atrocities of all sorts are being committed everywhere as I type. It's the very nature of modern Man.

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      Mark 9 years ago

      It is very tiresome to hear people comment "It must be the parents as they do not show a lot of emotion" It is really sad that people expect to see Mr & Mrs Mcann sobbing and showing grief. There is such a thing as "dignity" and let us not forget that people greive in different ways. Take my case for example. My wife was murdered and I was under suspicion as it was believed I was not behaving in the "right way" IE crying in front of the police. I saved my grief until I found the man responsible. Under extreme torture he confessed and gave me specific details that only the killer would know. I insisted knowing everything about how he killed her and what he felt. ONce I knew everything I cried for hours. Killing him did not bring the satisfaction that I expected but only an empty sadness. But at least I know that he will not do it again. Being ex SAS I covered my tracks well, and now I am hoping to rebuild my life alone as the pain of wha has happened will always be with me.

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      Mandy 9 years ago

      Don't be too quick to raise your opinion. If you should get into the same situation these people are your reaction may be different from what you think it would be. Different people react differently to shock. some people totally lose all emotion like they're paralised from inside.

      I hope that justice is served.

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      strange 9 years ago

      It's a worry there are 2 addresses to post a thought?

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      Mum of two 9 years ago

      What do you mean you have found her? This is no joking matter!!! If you or anyone else knows where little madeline is, please bring her home safe and sound!!!!! I have a four year old daughter & we recently went on holiday to Scotland, whilst in Perth shopping, a man approached us and asked us if our daughter was Madeline, i guess there is a resemblance, but this was quite upsetting! Immediately i felt for her parents & thought god only knows what i would do if my little girl went missing!! I also gave birth to my son on 3rd may this year, yes the day little Maddie went missing, so i'm feeling a kind of connection with this case. What are the portugese police playing at? Are they really doing all they can to find Maddie???? C'mon, its been 4 & half months now, i hope to god that little Maddie is still alive where ever she is???? Surely someone somewhere knows where she is?????? xxxxxx

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      connie 9 years ago

      madeline is just a little girl i will find you but people im the one who has found her she is in bermondsey at 24 ilderton road

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      elizabeth 9 years ago

      We Are All Hoping Maddy Gets Found I Hope They Find her All Of Us Are Feeling Very Sad And i hope The Kidnapper Is Found And Burnt Cause She is A Litte 3/4 Lil Angel Who is Lovley And Sweet By elizabeth xxxxxxxx

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      ervinGPD 9 years ago

      One day the truth will come out.

      Don't judge to fast and without firm evidences...nobody has a right to accuse an inocent people...

      I still hope she is OK, somewhere safe.

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      chakara 9 years ago

      hi i am vert sorry to say that your butuful daugter has be gone i read every single page of maddie that the only thing i can think abot her plese can you let her go i crying abot this

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      Loubna 9 years ago

      i agree The parents should be fully investigated!

      they r making so much money out of this through funds

      something is so fishy about this story, it already reminds me of a movie. i recommend that you watch "man on fire"

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      Gertrude 9 years ago

      This all seems to be a big 'cover up' by the parents - all this media coverage to try and distract from the investigation of this poor child. I suspect the parents were involved - why is it Gerry does all the talking and doesn't let his wife get a word in edgeways because he's lying of course! The parents should be fully investigated!

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      Gertrude 9 years ago

      This all seems to be a big 'cover up' by the parents - all this media coverage to try and distract from the investigation of this poor child. I suspect the parents were involved - why is it Gerry does all the talking and doesn't let his wife get a word in edgeways because he's lying of course! The parents should be fully investigated!

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      Gertrude 9 years ago

      This all seems to be a big 'cover up' by the parents - all this media coverage to try and distract from the investigation of this poor child. I suspect the parents were involved - why is it Gerry does all the talking and doesn't let his wife get a word in edgeways because he's lying of course! The parents should be fully investigated!

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      ervinGPD 9 years ago

      I hope she is well, wherever she is...She is a little innocent Angel...

      I am deeply amazed about incompetence of enforcement institutions.

      Why spent billions and billions for the state of the art spy satellites, computer/video/voice surveillance systems, and much more what we don't know about.

      She deserved much better police performance!

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      john 9 years ago

      I am not sure if I believe in God but I am going to say a prayer for Madelaine this day 20 aug. My fathers birthday, he would have been 94 today.

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      sarah 10 years ago

      omg i hope she will get back to her mum and dad soon

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      ycul64 10 years ago

      i have butterflys in my tummy oh my god i spit on the person who took maddie she is just so cute the police better not leave the story and just give up i wish she will come back

      god bless u maddie

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      Shannon 10 years ago

      Hope you stay safe Madeleine you poor little thing and hope you soon will be reunited with your mummy and daddy! god bless you sweetheartxoxoxShannon

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      Adrian. 10 years ago

      Poor little sweetheart, come on Maddie hang in there xxxxxxxx. whats! the matter with these lolife dregs of the sewers

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      sigrid 10 years ago

      there is evil in this world if anybody can hurt this little angel deserves to rott in hell.Give maddy back now.

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      rachel 10 years ago

      i have two little cousins her age and if anything happend to them i wouldent be able to cope so the message that i am sending is that if you know anything about where she is please come forward she is a alitle inasent child who has done nouthing rong. I will do alli can i am going to put a poster up in my workplace and all i can say is please help bring maddie home to scotland to where she belongs

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      Petra 10 years ago

      Please dont give up searching Maddie !! Me and my family is praying for her and her family every day. Hoping you find her soon,and alive !

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      nicola  10 years ago

      i keep watching the news to one day hopefully see maddie back in the loving arms of the people who truely love her... her mummy and daddy.why has the news gone quiet about maddie. what is happening now about the search for her.i keep thinking is this good news......where o where is she ,some one knows, why can't just one person phone the police and it be a true lead to her return. please please let her come home. why do this. x x x x

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      chloe 10 years ago

      hope madeleine is ok and will be found verry soon

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      ...xox-Charlie-xox... 10 years ago

      omg hu eva took madeline mcann should be shot i feel ssoooo sorry 4 the parents and i bet they feel terrible. i feel 4 u i hope u find her safe and healthy

      Madleleine we all luv u i hope u come bak 2 ur mummy and daddy soon

      luv you

      ...xox-charlie-xox...

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      margaret latta 10 years ago

      the animal who took this child should be hung drawn and quarterd its the worst thing anyone could do please bring madeline home

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      BringMaddieHome 10 years ago

      Pray for Maddies safe return.

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      Alana 10 years ago

      Pleas let thepolice bring home madeleine and i reaaly hope tht shes found healthy and alive> Madeleine we all miss u

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      Mom 10 years ago

      Will we ever turn around for 2 seconds again, knowing the huge potential of our child being snatched in that time. Will we ever leave the windows or doors unlocked, knowing that we could spend a lifetime regreting it. Will we ever miss a moment to kiss our babies and tell them we love them, knowing that at any given second we could have that all ripped away. The world is a scary place....and it just gets worse day by day. These children are our future. If the world doesn't change, there won't be much future left.

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      SEETHA 10 years ago

      MY HEART GOES OUT TO MADDIE'S MOM AND DAD. MADDIE CAN FEEL THE LOVE FROM EVERYONE SHE KNOWS THAT HER MOM AND DAD WILL NEVER GIVE UP LOOKING. GOD BLESS MADDIE AND HER FAMILY.

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      robby 10 years ago

      help fin maddy

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      ami  10 years ago

      madeline just alittle and really pretty she does not need all this pain to her or her parents if you want to help her parents came to number 42 stainier its near barkby thorpe road and pay as much as you can to help poor madeline mcann who would do that to a little girl like that

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      Ria 10 years ago

      Omg, this is such a shame for this little girl, she is really really cute and i can imagine how hard it is. She looks such a caring, sweet little girl, in all the pictures that i have saw, and im most likely to say she is. I cant beleave someone would do this to such a little girl, who still has all her future ahead of her. All my hopes are for all of your family and plus yhew Maddie. Love Yhew Angel Xxxxx

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      Fran 10 years ago

      Yes, miss madeline shouldnt have been left alone...but what's done is done. I'm certain that the parents feel terrible enough about this already, any parent would. I pray that miss madeline knows that the whole world is searching for her, and everyone loves the child they've never met. I cannot imagine the pain of Mr. and Mrs. Mcann, and will be one to say that if I ever spot that beautiful child in my area, I will do everything in my power to see that she is returned to her greiving parents. No one should have to go through something like that. My heart goes out to her parents and her extended family, God bless you, and may the world witness the miracle of miss madeline returning home safe and healthy.