Madeleine McCann, who disappeared in the Praia de Lux resort in Portugal.
Madeleine McCann, who disappeared in the Praia de Lux resort in Portugal.

Madeleine McCann's parents to become prosecutors themselves

THE parents of Madeleine McCann are to apply under Portuguese law to become private "prosecutors" in the reopened investigation into their daughter's disappearance.

If Kate and Gerry McCann are granted status of "asistentes" their legal team could work alongside state prosecutors so they are kept informed of all new developments and conduct their own private prosecution.

Madeleine McCann went missing on Thursday, May 3, 2007, in Praia da Luz - a resort in the Algarve region of Portugal.

Madeleine, from the UK, was on holiday with her parents, her twin siblings, and a group of seven family friends and their five children.

She went missing from her bed in the McCann's holiday apartment nine days before her fourth birthday.

Her disappearance has generated intense international coverage over the years.



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