Police 'are closer than ever to solving Madeleine McCann case as officers identify prime suspect'

Mail Online | 6/21/2019 | James Gant;Gerard Couzens for MailOnline
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Detectives in the Madeleine McCann case have said they are closer to solving her mystery disappearance as they look into a new suspect.

A joint effort by British and Portuguese police has narrowed in on a 'foreign' man who was in the Algarve when she went missing in 2007.

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Police are set to probe a 'new clue and suspect' as they 'admit to being nearer to knowing what happened to Madeleine', according to Correio da Manha newspaper.

Policia Judiciaria were joined by Scotland Yard officers in Porto as they continued to analyse the case.

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A source told the Mirror: 'The British were here recently, there were talks at the PJ office in the city.

'It's all very secret but then it always is with the Madeleine case. Only the police know who the suspect is.'

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It marked the first meet up between the two forces since the British authorities allegedly named the new suspect to the Portuguese.

The location of the suspect has not been disclosed.

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The news of a 'tip-off' emerged last month, with police looking into an alleged foreign paedophile who was in Portugal in May 2007.

Detectives have been given extra resources to look at a 'new clue' and a 'new suspect'.

Authorities - Doubts - Madeleine - Claims - Police

Authorities are said to have 'many doubts' that Madeleine is still alive amid claims police are 'nearer to knowing what happened'.

A report by news website Expresso said the enquiry 'relates to a complaint made about a foreigner who was in Portugal in May 2007.'

Suspect - Stranger - Portuguese - Police

'The suspect is no stranger to Portuguese police,' it goes on.

'At the time the PJ investigated him on suspicion of being involved in cases of paedophilia but in light of the information coming from London, the investigators are looking into this case in more detail.'

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A Scotland Yard spokesman said the investigation was 'ongoing' but said they would 'not provide a running...
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