us in peace once and for all." The request is made by a former
Luz, Lagos, who has been "insistently" contacted by a new
group of private investigators hired by the McCanns.
"They've contacted me three times, by letter, by phone and recently they
came knocking at my door. They were two women, one Portuguese another
English, searching for new evidence to reopen the process, but we want
to forget what has happened. We will only answer to questions made by
the Judiciary Police," vented the woman in frustration. She is one of
the witnesses heard during the investigation to
disappearance, in May 2007.
This is an action that the former coordinator of the Portuguese
Judiciary Police classifies as "illegal". Even suggesting that "those
people be identified and heard by the police because they are committing
This revelation comes a day after Wikileaks, quoted by Spanish newspaper
"El País", disclosure of the contents of a conversation between the
United Kingdom and the United States ambassadors, with the former
affirming that the police of his own country had gathered evidence
incriminating the child's parents.
"That had been already stated by the PJ and figures in the process. It
was the conviction of both police forces, however it had never been
assumed from the British side. The only novelty is, that, for the first
time, there is someone who is not Portuguese, affirming that there were
suspicions against the couple, which reinforces the investigation
For the family spokesman,
Clarence Mitchell, it is "an entirely
historic note that is more than three years old.
status lifted, with the Portuguese authorities making it
perfectly clear that there was absolutely no evidence to implicate them
in Madeleine's disappearance."
To JN, a source from the Portuguese Public Relations team hired by the
da Cunha's Lift Consulting], confirmed that there is a
"private investigation team" led by a former British policeman,
trying to gather evidence to reopen the process, archived back in July
Yesterday, in a declaration, the Portuguese Attorney General, considered
that there are no "new, credible and relevant" facts to determine the
reopening of the investigation related to Madeleine McCann.