Christian Brueckner is unable to turn his back on his crimes again. Go away or go under the earth can the criminal German adventurer either.
The 43-year-old man, as the German police officially suspect to have played a crucial role in the three-year-old Madeleine McCanns mysterious disappearance and probable death back in 2007, sitting already in prison in the north of Germany.
Here is serving he long prison sentences for sexual offences against children, the rape of a 72-year-old woman and drug trafficking.
Herr Brueckners pale facial features adorn for the first time the front pages and news channels in particular, the british and German press.
they do exactly 13 years and 33 days after that Kate and Gerry McCanns daughter left or was kidnapped from the family's holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in Portugal, never again to give any sign of life.
the Girl's unresolved fate constitutes, without comparison, the world's most talked forsvindingssag.
At exactly the time 3. may 2007 on the evening lived the declared pedophiles, then 30-year-old Christian Brueckner in a VW camper in the Portuguese holiday resort.
His criminal past and suspicious behavior around the scene of the crime, triggered early in the investigation into interrogations of him. German Police reveals that he in that part of his life especially lived of indbrudstyverier and drug trafficking.
But for unknown reasons, threw the suspicion of the Madeleine McCann case, not more of themselves.
Such as Madeleine McCann before she disappeared without a trace in 2007. The british girl has never given any sign of life. Photo: Private
What is new is that the German police now openly identified him as a suspect in the high-profile case. The investigation against the Christian Brueckner has been going on for several months in close cooperation with the special 'Operation Grange'team in the british Metropolitan Police.
the Background for the police's suspicion goes three years back. Opposite a friend floated Christian Brueckner according to several british media with the information in 2017, that he knew what had happened to Madeleine McCann.
his classmate shared his knowledge with police officers, and Christian Brueckner, who for long periods have actually been homeless, was then the subject of døgnovervågning.
Police interest gathers also that of the German in the hours around Madeleine McCanns disappearance circled around and made phone calls in the Praia da Luz.
reviews shall of his cell phone and reveals that he stayed at the same hotel as the family McCann, when she was seen for the last time. In addition, he spoke in a half an hour on the phone with an unknown person as the police would very much like to in contact with.
It is according to Sky News, the German BKA-efterforskeres theory that the Christian Brueckner broke into the family's apartment to steal.
Here imagines that he can be encountered on the sleeping Madeleine - who was alone during the parents ' dining reservations - and then to have abducted her with a sexual motive.
Here is the complex with apartments in Praia da Luz, where Gerry and Kate McCann left the now-missing daughter, Madeleine, sleeping, while they ate dinner at a restaurant in the vibrant resort. Photo: Clara Molden/All Over Press
It also plays a role, the 1.80 meters tall, thin, bright, facial-scarred Christian Brueckner of looks very reminiscent of the police, the phantom drawings of the two suspicious men were spotted by several witnesses around the family McCanns apartment in the hours surrounding Madeleine's disappearance in 2007.
Finally, the burden on the German, that he is branded as a pedophile and has a long, criminal history.
The Guardian reveals that he, as a 17-year-old got his first conviction for sexual injuries of children in Germany, after which he initially left off of the sentence to settle down at the Algarve coast. It was the introduction to a rakkerliv between the two countries characterised by burglary and other crime, and alternating partners.
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In 2005, the evils he, after careful planning, a 72-year-old american woman. A crime which only last year threw out a verdict to seven years in prison by themselves. He was sentenced to 15 months in jail in a new case of sexual abuse of a minor girl.
His Christian Wolters, spokesman for the prosecutor's office in Braunschweig, in the German media announced that the public prosecutor sees Madeline McCann 'death', and that the institution is investigating her disappearance as a case of kidnapping and murder, as he now is suspected in.
Here is the VW camper, which the suspected German supposedly lived in during his stay in the Portuguese Praia da Luz around Madeleine McCanns disappearance 3. may 2007. Photo: Politifoto
- We are talking about a sexual predator, who has already been convicted of a crime against little girls, and who is now serving a long prison sentence, the spokesman said.
The british investigators hold, however, that there does not exist evidence about Madeleine McCann is dead or alive.
Christian Jump, efterforskningschef in the German BKA, put the turbo on the new developments in the case, when he on Wednesday evening at the nationwide tv-station ZDF asked for the public's help to move forward.
He showed pictures of a Jaguar XJR6 and a camper, which may be of importance for the case, and put, finally, the suspicion against the imprisoned German out in the open.
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