KATE and Gerry McCann’s torment as
suspects in their daughter’s
disappearance will end on Monday – but with the fresh hell of
Portuguese cops scrapping the search
for little Madeleine.
The couple will be officially told
there is NOTHING to implicate
them, The Sun can reveal.
Their status as “arguidos” – or
suspects – will formally be lifted.
But 14 months after Maddie vanished
on holiday their greater nightmare
will go on.
Blundering cops will reveal they
have NO clue whatsoever to
what happened to the youngster. And
after a fruitless probe costing
millions the case will effectively
The shock move emerged a day after
Portugal’s attorney general Fernando
Pinto Monteiro vowed: “The Maddie
case will have a solution on
Sources close to the police inquiry
revealed to The Sun the “solution”
is to give up on the investigation.
Lawyers for the McCanns – named
suspects ten months ago and dogged
by wild official leaks alleging DNA
evidence linked them – will be given
access to the case files.
A source at the attorney general’s
office told The Sun: “It is
incredible. There have been
absolutely no breakthroughs.”
Madeleine was three when she is
feared to have been snatched from
her family’s holiday apartment in
Praia da Luz.
But an agonising 441 days on,
doctors Kate and Gerry, both 40 from
Rothley, Leics, face the horror of
learning the investigation is back
to square one.
Expat Robert Murat, 34, last night
remained a suspect, but wants his
arguido status lifted shortly.
The McCanns’ spokesman Clarence
Mitchell said: “All Kate and Gerry
want is to be allowed to keep
looking for their daughter and this
weight of guilt by association
removed from their shoulders.”