Here's Where Madeleine McCann Was Last Seen, and Why It Matters

POPSUGAR Entertainment | 3/18/2019 | Amanda Prahl
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Many recent true-crime documentaries have focused on violent crimes that made scandalous headlines in real life. However, Netflix's new documentary The Disappearance of Madeleine McCann tackles a different approach: it focuses on an unsolved disappearance from over a decade ago. Madeleine McCann was only 3 years old when she was kidnapped from the villa where she and her family were staying on vacation. The case drew international attention, not just because of its tragic nature, but because of its international location.

The McCann family, who lived regularly in England, was on a spring break vacation in Praia da Luz, Portugal, a popular resort town in the south of the country, when Madeleine disappeared in May 2007. The town was especially popular among British expats and tourists, like the McCanns. They were staying at a privately owned apartment, 5A Rua Dr Agostinho da Silva, owned by a British landlord, that was being rented through a travel company, Mark Warner Ltd. Along with some other British guests, the family stayed in that apartment in a...
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