Madeleine McCann prime suspect ‘tied up and raped victims in horror movies burglar stole from his home’

Madeleine McCann prime suspect ‘tied up and raped victims in horror videos burglar stole from his house’

THE prime suspect within the hunt for Madeleine McCann is a convicted rapist who reportedly tied up his victims and captured his assaults in footage stolen from his residence.

The 43-year-old German has a file of intercourse assaults towards ladies and kids, and is believed to have been dwelling within the Praia da Luz resort in Portugal, from the place Maddie vanished, on the time of her disappearance.


German police have mentioned they’ve ‘virtually sufficient proof’ to cost a person over the disappearance of Madeleine McCann[/caption]


A picture launched by police reveals a Jaguar linked to the person and thought to have been within the Praia da Luz resort on the time of Maddie’s disappearance[/caption]


The house close to Praia da Luz the place the suspect is believed to have been dwelling in 2007[/caption]

The unnamed man’s file features a 15-month sentence in 2016 for the sexual abuse of a kid, and he’s thought to have lived partly by burgling vacation houses.

In December final 12 months, he was handed a seven-year jail time period by a court docket in Braunschweig, Germany for the rape of a 72-year-old girl dwelling within the Praia da Luz resort simply over 18 months earlier than Madeleine disappeared in Could 2007.

The lady had been watching protection of Hurricane Katrina, which hit the southern coast of the US in August 2005, when somebody entered her residence by means of an open patio door and attacked her from behind.

The lady was crushed with a metallic object, raped, and had €100 in money and a pc stolen from her residence.

German Police mentioned final night time {that a} 30-minute telephone name has positioned the person within the resort only one hour earlier than the final sighting of Maddie.

He has additionally been linked to a 1992 Jaguar XJR6 and a 1980s VW T3 Westfalia campervan, each thought to have been been within the resort across the time of Maddie’ disappearance.

Police mentioned the person is white, slim, and having quick blond hair, an outline much like one given by Scotland Yard in 2013 of a person seen close to the McCann’s condo within the hours earlier than Maddie vanished.

An e-fit launched in 2011 reveals a slim, white man and was beforehand linked to German serial killer Martin Ney, however he has since been dominated out as a suspect.

German police say they now have “virtually sufficient proof” to cost the 43-year-old in relation to Maddie’s disappearance.


The 2005 rape case went unsolved till not too long ago, when a witness and acquaintance of the person got here ahead.

The acquaintance mentioned that, in 2006, the person had been detained for diesel theft, and that he and one other good friend had taken the chance to interrupt into his residence.

He mentioned they later discovered two separate movies on a stolen video digital camera that confirmed the person finishing up the rapes of two ladies, one among whom is believed to have been the American.

The second movie reportedly confirmed a youthful girl bare and tied to a wood beam.

The witness reportedly instructed police: “You do s**t in your youth, however these had been issues which might be out of the query.”

The witness didn’t come ahead on the time, and mentioned he left the tapes in a motorhome which was later scrapped.

His assertion prompted police to assessment chilly circumstances and finally reopen the 2005 assault.

A DNA pattern from a physique hair discovered on the lady’s mattress was confirmed to belong to the German man, and he was previously charged in August final 12 months.

At trial, he claimed the hair might have gotten into the home when he petted a cat on the street, and is at the moment looking for to have his conviction overturned.


A efit of a suspect launched in 2011[/caption]

Contained in the suspect’s former residence in Praia da Luz
The photographs seems to point out a wood beam much like one reportedly seen in one of many man’s filmed assaults


A Volkswagen camper van that has additionally been linked to the person[/caption]

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