Police chief who claimed Madeleine McCann is dead will take key role in new Netflix documentary

Mail Online | 3/13/2019 | Tracey Kandohla For Mailonline
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A former police chief who claimed Madeleine McCann is dead and that her parents faked her kidnap is one of the key interviewees in a new Netflix movie about the missing girl.

The streaming giant is due to trail the show tomorrow morning with the first programme in the series - already predicted to be a huge global hit - going live on Friday.

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Maddie's parents Kate and Gerry had hit out at Netflix last week saying the documentary could hamper the search for their daughter.

The company was locked in crisis talks and even considered shelving it but has decided 'the show must go on.'

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The McCanns, who refused to take part in the project and declined to watch a preview, will be infuriated that their tormentor Goncalo Amaral - 'a thorn in our sides' - is set to be starring in it.

The couple, who are still challenging a libel win by the ex Portuguese detective in the highest court in the land, will be 'horrified to learn' that the worldwide streaming service has interviewed the retired officer. He accused them of covering up their daughter's accidental death in a holiday apartment nearly 12 years ago.

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A pal of the McCann's said last night: 'Kate and Gerry will be mortified and horrified to learn that one of the lead roles has gone to Mr Amaral who has caused them so much extra hurt and pain over the years. He has been a thorn in their sides since the very beginning.'

Oscar-winning Netflix has simply named the show 'The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann' and is is boasting it has 'riveting' new interviews with key investigators as the 12th anniversary of the world's most famous missing child cases approaches in May.

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MailOnline first exclusively revealed that Kate and Gerry wanted 'nothing to do with' the drama which has...
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