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Missing child Madeleine McCannAbducted from her family's holiday apartment in Portugal on May 3, four-year-old Madeleine McCann is the subject of an international effort to return her safely to her parents' arms. This chain letter authored by her aunt Philomena contains a poster with a photograph and contact information.


May 22, 2007 at 11:28 am
(1) angela says:

are thoughts are with you. and we hope maddie found safe and well. maddie is in our hearts.

love mia aged 8

May 22, 2007 at 7:44 pm
(2) Britta says:

What kind of parent leaves their 4 year old daughter alone in a freaking hotel for a dinner date in Portugal? You people disgust me and I feel bad for your daughter. I think she is better off with the abducters. I half hope you don’t find her because you are bad parents. I have no pity for you people. Poor Madeline!

May 23, 2007 at 8:10 am
(3) Pablo says:

La Nena no tiene la culpa de lo que son los padres !! Esperemos aparezca sana y salva !

May 23, 2007 at 11:34 am
(4) carl says:

Bit freaking much Britta!! Unless you’re the abducter how can you say either way if she’d be better off without her perants?

May 23, 2007 at 1:59 pm
(5) anne says:

my thoughts and prayers are with you at this hard and difficult time in your life no parent should ever have to go throught what you are going throught i am a parent myself of three i couldnt bear or even think of going throught what you are who ever has madeline please please bring her back home or even leave her where she can be brought back safe to her family if you have madeline put yourself in your mother or fathers shoes and imagine how they would have felt if you where taken away at that age from your family and think how madeline feels being apart from her mother and father i beg and plead with you one human being to another bring her back home safe and well

May 23, 2007 at 8:16 pm
(6) Irene says:

We are praying everyday very hard for the safe return of Madeleine.We have a daughter her age and twins the same age as your other children, we can truley relate and could not imagine your pain. The whole world is praying for Madeleine’s safe return, God hear our prayers and bring the angel home.

May 24, 2007 at 1:42 am
(7) Karen says:

I cant even imagine what you are going through…I have a daughter the same age. Hang in there…miracles happen. You are in my prayers daily!

May 25, 2007 at 4:08 am
(8) lefki stylianou says:

we are praying for little maddie every day . keep your hopes and faith alive , god is with you , he wont let you down !!!! i can imagine how difficult it is not to have your daughter with you …but you have to be strong and supportive to each other

May 25, 2007 at 7:53 am
(9) lucy gleeson says:

britta, the main thing is that madeleine is found, making silly comments about her parents is fruitless. she wants to be with her parents not a crazy abductor. it worries me that there are people who sit there pointing the finger and make such silly statements, you obviously don’t have kids. they made a mistake – who hasn’t in life, it is clear how much they love her. get on with helping find her, this is more helpful – she needs us all to be be positve and get her home, she’s only 4.

May 25, 2007 at 12:41 pm
(10) cliodhna says:

i hope you find madeline i am doing everything to find her i am only 9 and im crying because shes lost i think i seen her but i will look and tell you if it is her im nearly shore it was her she was crying

May 26, 2007 at 12:50 am
(11) mayan_moons says:

My prayers are for Maddy to be released, let her come home. To the parents i pray for you too, i’ll lay no blame to you for its obvious you’re hearts are broken.

Please God let this little angel come home…

May 27, 2007 at 8:54 pm
(12) Donna says:

I’m utterly heartbroken over this. I pray constantly for your child’s safe return. From Northern California

May 28, 2007 at 3:26 am
(13) annie chinner says:

I hope madie get’s through she’s beautiful in the picture’s.she will come back.love annie

May 28, 2007 at 3:35 am
(14) annie chinner says:

madie is coming home.love annie.

May 28, 2007 at 5:18 am
(15) claire says:

Poor little madeline, how anyone can say shes better without her family…i PITY you. my heart gose out to the parents..big time…i have a 7 month old son…and i couldnt live without him..the parents of madeline must be out ther minds, were all thinking of you, please make madeline safe, whoever you are xx

May 29, 2007 at 1:33 am
(16) julieta Livingstone says:

TO the parents of Madeleine:

Every day my family and I we pray for Madeleine . This is a real tragedy I wanted to know that we will keep praying for madeleine safety and that God returnes your little girl safe.

May 29, 2007 at 1:34 pm
(17) lili says:

hoping with all my heart that Madeleine McCann comes home salely. Why would some one break a familys heart like it thats just evil.

May 29, 2007 at 1:38 pm
(18) lili says:

plaese email me on lilidoland@yahoo.com
if you have something two say about maddy hoping she comes back

May 29, 2007 at 8:13 pm
(19) Marie says:

Nobody deserves to have their child taken from them, but I have to admit I am in complete shock that two adults would leave such small children alone in a strange country. Britta went over the top with her comments but hopefully people will learn from this and come to terms that this world can be a terrible place and we have to put our childrens safety above everything, even our needs to have a night out for dinner.

May 29, 2007 at 10:33 pm
(20) liz says:

to Britta and other like minded..who hasn’t sat out in the back yard chatting with friends while leaving the front door unlocked and not checking the kids for some time is a cafe in the same bldg different??? no…prayers to parents everywhere for the real and unforseen tragedies of parenting

May 30, 2007 at 12:14 am
(21) Donna says:

I am praying for Maddie’s safe return. I join liz in her prayers to parents everywhere. Granted, four and two year olds should NEVER be left alone. As a parent, mistakes are made, sometimes our judgement is inhibited by the events of the day. However there is no excuse for what has happened. If this case tattoos itself on the minds of enough people (especially parents) the chances of this happening to other people is near to none. This is a hard lesson learned folks.

Here’s a prayer for Maddie:

Dear Gracious Heavenly Father, Please give Maddie comfort wherever she might be at this moment. Lord, Please touch the heart of her captor and convict him or her to do the right thing. Please Father, give comfort and stregnth to Maddie’s family and loved ones. Lord, please help the law enforcers and search parties persevere in their endeavors to find this innocent child. Dear God, keep Maddie in the thoughts and hearts of those around the world. In Your Son’s Holy and Precious Name I Pray.

May 30, 2007 at 3:30 am
(22) Melissa Nottellingyoubitch says:

I think people should not leave young kids by them self, but it is so sad. Low life self-centred people would have done this!!!!!!!

May 30, 2007 at 11:37 am
(23) Chelsea says:

I truley hope she comes home safetly and no one deserves to have their child taken away . However. Leaving a 4 year old baby girl and two 2 2 year olds ALONE! in an apartment in a strage city. … I really dont understand what you were thinking! sitting at work right now reading up on this with a few of my collegues we all are astounded that the babies werent taken along with ur 4 year old. and how you could actually leave them alone… and not expect something to happen .. we do live in a messed up world.. and as her parents is was your job to protect her and keep her safe! I wish you all the best and that she does get brought home safetly… that shes healthy and alive.. hopefully thai will be the last time you leave your children unnatended, and stupidly believe we live in a kind world.. if you had wanted a dinner or night or vacation alone you should have left them home with family. it was selfish and irresponsible. and your actions now have their consequences. hopefully you learn. My prayers and best thoughts and wishes go out to finding her becasue she didnt deserve that and its not her fault. I agree everyone should be trying to find her .. but they need to take responsibility for their actions… It could have been avoided .. theres making a mistake and putting your 4 years old life at risk and in the hands of a sicko..

Be safe little one … and come home.

May 30, 2007 at 12:56 pm
(24) lara says:

I am really worried about this situation, I am not very sure this is an outside job. It keeps nagging me that the house and area where they logded need to be checked in and out. I do not know but from day one it has been on my mind and now I have said it. I do not always feel this way but like I said these places need to be combed. I have a feeling she is there.Not sure of state. I honestly hope this riddle is solved.

May 30, 2007 at 2:35 pm
(25) jeniper says:

I just hope this a lesson learned to other parents and myself for thinking that we can leave our children even for a nano-second. The devil never sleeps and i just pray that madi will be returned safely and if not then at least her parents get some kind of closure.

May 30, 2007 at 5:38 pm
(26) Mimi Maniotis says:

When they catch that child predator, they should give him a swift punishment of death. Then he will never hurt another family, as there is a low rate of recitvism among the executed.

May 31, 2007 at 12:27 am
(27) April says:

I am so sorry for the disappearance of their daughter, my heart aches for them. But it seriously disturbs me that they left three children under the age of four alone in a hotel room. I have two small children myself and I cannot fathom why you would leave them, sleeping or not. Anything could happen…a fire, they could get sick and require help…a hotel room is not properly child-proofed! I will pray for the return of this sweet little girl and hope that other parents learn a valuable lesson from this.

May 31, 2007 at 10:33 am
(28) Carole says:

WI people are prayimg for your safe return. pray for her daily.

May 31, 2007 at 7:04 pm
(29) Chris G says:

White,middle class parents educated medical professionals,upmarket resort.They get to meet the pope & give up work to continue their search.
Poor badly educated single mother,she would be berated by the press & crucified.
Why did they leave their three babies alone whilst drinking 100 metres away ???? I just can t work it out is it a hoax ????

June 1, 2007 at 4:16 am
(30) Spyder says:

You know thousands of children go missing each year, and i cant help but wonder why this child is being treated with so much more regaurd the the others, why does this one get the benifit of having the whole world looking out for her when others just get a milk carten or post office ad. To me (i am not arguing the worth of a child here) i think the effort would be better spent on parents who dont leave a 4 years old alone to go out and have a good time. I worked in a hotel casino for years and child services often would take children away because their parents left them sleeping in a locked hotel room while they went off to play. I”m also tired of all these peole who say that the parents arent to blame. This whole world is turning into a bunch of selfish people who take no responsability for their actions. Yes its horrible Yes its the fault of the abductor, But First and formost its the parents Fault for leaving their child. The world is bad enought that people should have the sense that when you have a child you cannot leave just to have mommy and daddy time, sorry its a shame but if you wanted alone time you shouldnt have had kids. Its a neccessary sacrifice that you dont get much of a social life or dating life once you have children, if you do then you are being a bad parent. If you disagree with me you are most likely not a parent or you to like this girls, are a bad parent.

June 1, 2007 at 11:48 am
(31) eimear says:

come home safe hun! your an angel and god is looking over you!everyone is missing you loads:(

eimear age 14

June 1, 2007 at 1:48 pm
(32) Deanna says:

Hey My Name is deanna i am 11 years old i have made posters for maddie what a poor soal hoping to make other people concentrate and join the serach for maddieim trying to help please pass this message to her mum and dad

p.s maddie where ever you are come home we all love you its ok we will find you we will never give up weather you are 15 and we find its still benn done dnt give up hope or faith

June 1, 2007 at 1:50 pm
(33) Deanna says:

Hey My Name is deanna i am 11 years old i have made posters for maddie what a poor soal hoping to make other people concentrate and join the serach for maddie trying to help please pass this message to her mum and dad

p.s maddie where ever you are come home we all love you its ok we will find you we will never give up weather you are 15 and we find its still benn done dnt give up hope or faith

June 1, 2007 at 2:43 pm
(34) Nicola says:

There are two very bad comments on here…..about how terrible the parents are…What is wrong with you guys? These people have lost their child. Their daughter. This does not just happen – they felt safe and you can assume that the people whoe ttok her were watching her all the time. So, just all keep praying and stop the weird comments and bad feelings towards the parents – it does not help. Only people without kids would lean out the window so far and say so unqualified bad things.

June 1, 2007 at 6:54 pm
(35) kelly says:

i am showing my respect for this little girl madeleine she is 4 years of age i hope tht she is found safe n sound and tht the kidnapper is put in prison for life. i want madeleine to be safe and whu eva has got her to not hurt her in anyway she is a cute little thing. The parents of Madeleine stick in there cos we are going to find her safe n sound and brought back to yoo… i am doin a site for Madeleine at the moment n if yoo would like to share anything then please http://www.madeleineMcCann-x-.piczo.com but i have only jus started it so it is not done… Soo love n support Madeleine McCann… love kelly x x
We are all hoping n praying for yooo madeleine
x x x

June 2, 2007 at 1:20 am
(36) Meghan says:

Chris G… You are so right, it’s almost scary.

if this was a poor, single black woman she would be in jail, with everyone screaming to have her thrown in jail.

June 2, 2007 at 7:51 am
(37) Caroline aged 15 says:

everyone here says that our hearts are with you and that with the help of god you will find Madeline safe and sound!

June 2, 2007 at 5:12 pm
(38) LB says:

It is a terrible thing for a child to be abducted but after we find her and all the other children who have been abducted (lets not forget that Madeline is only one of many) we really need to look at what kind of parents we are when we cannot condem people for leaving their two and three year old children ALONE for any leangth of time. I don’t even leave my kid alone in the house to go get the paper so I really am having a hard time imagining what kind of parents would leave their kids alone while they went out to dinner, perhaps its a culture thing but then again perhaps not

June 3, 2007 at 5:41 am
(39) Winsome says:

My heart breaks when I think of this child and her family. I pray she will find her way back home safely. I have asked the angels to be with her and to protect her and I pray she will soon be back with her family.

June 3, 2007 at 2:06 pm
(40) Brianna says:

everybody pray that little 4 year old maddie is found alive and well!!!! maddie you’re in all of our hearts

June 4, 2007 at 5:09 pm
(41) meg says:

These parents made a horrible mistake, no doubt which they will remember forever. As a mother of two (6,3 years old) I couldn’t imagine leaving my kids alone like that. I know European cultures are different, and it’s too bad that little Madeleine is suffering due to her parent’s ignorance. I hope and pray that she is found soon, and that others learn from this and fork out the extra 20 bucks for a sitter!

Yes, if this had happened in the USA to a minority family the other kids would have been taken as well by the department of children and families. There needs to be some type of an investigation done to see if the family is fit for parenting overall. This is appalling.

June 5, 2007 at 4:40 pm
(42) julie says:

Hey Britta…heart of stone or what???
I hope you never go through something like this…but if you do…I hope people won’t judge you as harshly as you have these poor family.
Britta people like you don’t make the world a better place!!!!Spread faith not hate!!!

June 5, 2007 at 5:40 pm
(43) D Calow says:

Just when I thought the world was coming together full of love and support, yes ok so no other parents in the world have left their children!!!! yeh right!! No other parent has made a mistake!! IT IS NOT about the parents it is about a 4 year old beautiful innocent little girl! I go to bed every night feeling sick inside wondering if she is sleeping in some terrible place, hungry, crying, abused! She has just disappeared into thin air and no one knows where she is? Well somemone does know so please god do the decent thing and return her. Kidnapper you have her just take her somewhere safe and walk away noone will ever know please please do this just once in your life do the right thing!

June 6, 2007 at 11:10 am
(44) shannon says:

if madeleine mccann gets found i will be screaming for joy i have wanted her to come back safe from the first day she was abducted who ever has done this just please return her saftly and treat her nice xx we all miss u madeleine xx by shannon cartwright age 11 xx all my school, my family and me have hope and wish that little madeleine will come back safely

June 6, 2007 at 12:00 pm
(45) keely says:

I am praying daily for God to bring her back to your family. I will pray for her safe return everyday. I have a 4 year old and i can’t imagine the pain you are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

June 6, 2007 at 1:26 pm
(46) Lorraine says:

A message to Britta…..

…If you are a parent yourself then lets hope nothing like this ever happens to you, how ignorant can one person be.?

Who the hell would say that about people who are going through something that no one would wish upon their worse enemy.

These parent thought they were leaving their children in a safe environment. Unfortunately there are some sick people in this cruel world that we live in and someone decided that they would snatch this little girl from her parents.

Like I say, I only hope that something like this never happens to you, and if it does, then god help you.

God bless you Madeleine, we all pray for your safe return.

Sleep peaceful tonight little one.

June 7, 2007 at 6:53 am
(47) psychicsarah says:

For the PORTUGESE POlice should they care to read it…

I was wondering if you could verify if the info I am getting about Maddy makes any sense.

I am well know here in Ireland for my psychic work (you can verify my credentials on psychicsarah.com.) I have a high rate of accuracy with what I do.

In the Sarah Payne case I informed the police that the search north of the border was futile and that Sarah would be found 10 or 11 miles from home within an day or two…she was. Also in the Soam case I said that Holly and Jessica would be found within a day or two and that Huntley was indeed the perteprator

In this case re Maddy; I am really not convinced she is still alive. I have a feeling she is buried in rough/dry/sandy sparsely wooded ground between 2 and 4 miles north/ north east from where she was taken…(I have sinced checked the maps and this road and route leads north to the forested mountain region)

I am not convinced that Maddy was abucted for a paedophile reason…I have a feeling it was a sense of loss over a child … I have impressions of who did it and better not say. But the key to finding her is to dowse over a detailed map of the Algarve…

I am wondering if this is a Huntley type scenario?? Just as I am not convinced there was abuse in the Soam Case…I don’t feel there has been with Maddy…people assume this too readily sometimes…these things are sometimes a hideous kind of scenario which escalates out of control and I believe this is what happened re Maddy….she was ‘accidentally’ strangled when the abductor panicked…possibly and ironically because of all the publicity…

It is all much closer to home than people realise…it’s someone local who would not stand out like a sore thumb and who was aware of the routines…she was carried away; not put directly into a car…and kept briefly in an underground basement or cellar…it wasn’t madly planned or thought out…it was spontaneous and opportunistic becasue of emotional trauma within the person who abducted her

My prediction on the Maddy case is that this will be solved in the next three or four weeks rather than dragging on forever…though I think that the search across Europe is pointless except to raise the profile over other missing kids perhaps. If that is some good which can come out of this fine… But I think the Mc Cann’s will be rueing the day they left their kids to head to the Tapas bar for a long time to come…regretably…

Let me know if I can be of any help in this; I know there will be all sorts of psychic info coming out of the woodwork on this. But we DO need to find Maddy!

I this case I DO hope I am wrong and that Maddy will be alive and released…but….it’s not looking good.

There is a psychic from Austria who believes Maddy is being held with a rich family in Morrocco in Meknes…by a man aged 40 to 50 who wanted a pretty child. Again she feels there is no physical abuse. and if she is not found within a year she will not then be found until her teenaged years. If this is true…how many rich family’s can there be in a smallish place like Menkes?

I hope this lady is right and I am not…but these are the two main scenarios presenting to us all and they both need to be checked out. We will then have the answer…

God speed the answer to this horrible situation

Her parent’s need an answer and we need to put our energy into this….concentrate on finding HER and then it will be more clear who did it and why…

June 7, 2007 at 9:35 am
(48) Lorraine says:

To psychicsarah why don’t you call the Portuguese or British police with this information direct, why leave that kind of information on a website?

June 7, 2007 at 9:41 am
(49) nikki says:


June 7, 2007 at 6:43 pm
(50) Mollie says:

First o all I want to say that this is a tragedy no matter how you look at it. Whether Maddy is alive or not, her family will never be the same because of it. Also, I have 2 small girls myself and I would never imagine leaving them alone in a strange place to go to dinner. Not even for 10 minutes. And why weren’t the other 2 children taken? The whole story just doesn’t sound right to me. Im just hoping we don’t hear a different story from the parents in a few weeks/months from now. My prayers go out to them though, because people do make mistakes. This one was HUGE. Sad for that little girl :(

June 7, 2007 at 10:49 pm
(51) chelsea c says:

It makes my heart ache, I cant imagine what you are going through I have a Maddi myself I dont know what I would do if anything ever happened to her. Let god be with you and her. PLEASE Bring her home safely.

June 8, 2007 at 3:12 am
(52) Patricia Webster says:

Shame people can be so judgemental,I have 4 children. I doubt if I would trust a foreign babysitter when I could check on them so often. I guess it seemed worse to the parents to keep them awake and make them (the children) miserable after a long happy day in the sunshine.
Obviously no one can predict evil minded people otherwise we would all stop it (ie 9/11, London bombing, other abductions etc. etc.)
Please dont judge them, pray, stay alert and believe she will be returned, even if the time seems long…still believe with them that she is coming home. x x God bless and answer the prayers of the Mc Cann family, and all who are praying with them. Amen

June 8, 2007 at 1:50 pm
(53) meg says:

I can’t seem to stop thinking about this case. It has to be someone who knew the child was there previously, who knew the parents were at the restaurant, and who knew the children were alone. If I were the police I would question all staff at that hotel, restaurant, pool etc. Who was off that night? Also, question all guests and possible connections there. Who left the hotel in the days before she was abducted. Was there any video surveillance? There’s got to be clues somewhere.

June 8, 2007 at 4:08 pm
(54) Sarah says:

I am the mother of two children. I occasionally let them stay in the car when I run in to pick up a grocery or two, or go across the street to talk to my neighbors. I find no blame at all in Maddie’s parents.
Don’t loose hope no matter what! People say things whether it be to help, to sound important, or just to hear themselves talk, don’t let them efect your determination. Stay strong and fight everyday. Continue to go that extra mile no matter how tired you are. You are two amazing people.I believe Maddie is still alive. Everyday I wake up and put on CNN and radio news just to hear developements or scapes of news on her. You will find her!!! You will!!! Be blessed!!!-Sarah

June 9, 2007 at 3:43 pm
(55) kathy says:

As a caring relative of the McCann’s you need to advise them
they are listening to the wrong people: their appeal for $$$
is backfiring on them.
With all the thousands of missing children, their request for
donations to continue their publicity tour in Europe does
not set well.
Why not spend the $ on private detectives? Postering European cities does not seem effective.

June 12, 2007 at 12:05 pm
(56) psychic sarah says:

from psychic Sarah

I left this info here because of the nature of the Portuguese Police system and because of the chance that someone who can really help will read it.

I emailed the information to the Leicester Police also but they said that they could not work directly with the Portuguese on this…(but they thanked me for the info nonetheless)

Also the press and Police are getting many conflicting calls from psychics some saying she is alive, others saying she isn’t…could anyone really blame them for ignoring the whole lot?

How do they know who to trust and what to follow up? Even the Mc Cann’s are sceptical of the psychics trying to help them which I can also quite understand.

But the reality is…Maddy is somewhere and she needs to be found for the sake of healing and closure, so that her family can get on with their lives…

Trust me…only a psychic can solve this case…the police will not be able to…

June 12, 2007 at 1:26 pm
(57) Kasia says:

Good help this people….
it’s wrong thing-alone,small girl in hotel room… but help this parents! I pray.. for Maddy :*

June 12, 2007 at 4:23 pm
(58) stephanie says:

I am sorry but I have a feeling Sara is right. Why are there no surveilence tapes? Who leaves there kids alone in a hotel room? I am a mother of two and would never do that. Why was she the only one of all three kids to be taken? And for God’s sake why are these people going on tour all of Europe? There is something fishy here and I think they had something to do with all this. I am praying for her soul because I think someone she loved and trusted hurt her. I know the two people she loved and trusted the most let her down. Read the find madeliene website. There is very little about her and far too much about how they are going on with their lives. I am a mom and that is not how a parent would act.

June 13, 2007 at 7:35 am
(59) Jim says:

Brita: Hindsight is a wonderful thing. You are an example of a stupid uncaring moron. Of course the child should have not been left alone. Just as the parents of Jesus should have not let him go forth and preach. Get a life and show some pity.

June 13, 2007 at 8:39 am
(60) Cam says:

Re: Psychicsarah’s alarming post of 7 June

“…In this case re Maddy; I am really not convinced she is still alive. I have a feeling she is buried in rough/dry/sandy sparsely wooded ground between 2 and 4 miles north/ north east from where she was taken…(I have sinced checked the maps and this road and route leads north to the forested mountain region)…”

News today…

“…Leading Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf has received an anonymous letter containing clues regarding the whereabouts of the missing British girl Madeleine McCann. Police are taking the letter very seriously, because it was apparently written by the same person who last year sent a letter providing the exact location of the two murdered Belgian girls Stacey and Nathalie.

The recent letter says Madeleine can be found in Portugal, not far from the hotel room she was abducted from on 3 May this year. It says that she lies buried “north of the road under branches and rocks, around six to seven metres off the road” in a barren and deserted hilly landscape.

Crosses on a map that came with the letter show the location of her body. De Telegraaf has handed the letter over to Dutch police who will hand it over to detectives in Portugal…”

Doesn’t look good.

June 13, 2007 at 9:31 am
(61) Psychic Sarah says:

I am really sorry to have left the alarming post…but the reality is this whole thing needs resolution for everyone concerned

The Dutch link there is well worth following through…it backs up what I picked up.

It is an ACCURATE lead…

June 13, 2007 at 10:41 am
(62) ann tidwell says:

Dear parents and family all my family”s thoughts and prayers are with you and you and your precious daughter. it is our sincere prayer that God be with your beautiful daughter and return her safely to you unharmed. and keeps her in his in his loving arms foreverAmen. Ann T Katy TX

June 13, 2007 at 10:59 am
(63) cam says:

Further worrying news regarding the letter to police…
Let’s pray it isn’t true.

“…It was thought to pinpoint an area north of Odiaxere, north east of Praia da Luz from where the girl was snatched 41 days ago. Chief Inspector Olegario Sousa said that the information was being taken seriously and “everything necessary” was being done to validate the allegation.

“There have been exchanges between Dutch police and us,” he said. “The information indicated an area 15km from the place of the disappearance of the little child. It is not far from Praia da Luz. We are checking the information like we check everything in this case for importance.”

June 13, 2007 at 1:58 pm
(64) Monique says:

Human existance is mental in naturewhat I am focusing on in this case: That God is the only real Life, Mind,Principle, Truth, Love in which everything is good and eternal and we can only express those Christ-like qualities as His/Her children(that goes for Maddie as well as everyone else). So my prayer is to see the reality of this situation where it is never to late to expect a miracle, because miracles are happenings that we as yet do not understand. Do not let fear, hate or prejudice cloud your mind and pull you helplessly into the mortal dream of existence. Stand porter at your mental door and only let in what is good and pure and know this for yourself as well as everyone and everthing else. God will bless you.

June 14, 2007 at 6:49 am
(65) psychic Sarah says:

Yes they WILL now find her…this is the correct lead and I just saw the area on sky news …it fits exactly with what I was seeing…

They need to search a 200 to 400 yard radius from where the Police cars are parked…

North is the hotest direction…and a hill of gradient 1 in 5…

The trees and greenery but also dry waste ground (dry and arid ground) are exactly what I saw…

June 14, 2007 at 9:29 pm
(66) Shea says:

First and formost in this date and time why would parents leave their 4 year old child alone in a hotel room to go have dinner. I don’t care what country it is thats just stupidity!!!!!

June 14, 2007 at 10:27 pm
(67) Gail says:

I’m sitting here in tears. How could someone do this to a 4 year old?

I hate to think what she had to go through and I just hope and pray that she is ok, whether here or in spirit.

I hate to think what Gerry and Kate McCann are going through right now.

God bless Madeleine and her family.

June 15, 2007 at 5:14 am
(68) jack says:

i cant belive sum sick person could do that

June 16, 2007 at 2:58 am
(69) Kelly says:

Regardless of the outcome. I am a parent of two. I understand what it is like to be on vacation and feel the freedom of the warm air and the surroundings. I have felt the same false security that you have. It has however taught me a very valuable lesson, for that I am grateful for. Please, forgive yourselves, as I truly believe God has forgiven you, as Madeline will, whether she is with God, or with another family. I am praying for you.

June 16, 2007 at 7:09 pm
(70) nihed says:

me too i’m a mother wish your baby return safe to u

June 17, 2007 at 3:23 am
(71) Linda says:

I am almost to the point where I cannot bear another day without SOMEONE finding Madeleine! Her mom must be out of her mind by now. The pain is excruciating. How can God let this child and other children go missing like this without intervening? What has this world come to, with people STEALING CHILDREN? Who do they think they are? What is wrong with these people?! If they can’t deal with their lives without stealing other people’s children, these people never should have been born, and they need to afflict their troubles back upon themselves instead of on the innocent who have nothing to do with why these people are messed up to begin with. I don’t care what the kidnapper(s) is/are thinking. They need to let Madeleine go or let her parents know exactly where they’ve left the poor child. I absolutely HATE all people who steal children!!!!!!!!!

June 20, 2007 at 4:06 pm
(72) Keith says:

I feel the same as you Linda. Being a parent of 3 children myself, where one daughter is EXACTLY Madelines age, it is excruciating to bear. It’s turned my world upside down. I find it very difficult to cope with the thought of what this child may be going (God forbid, “HAS gone”) through.

June 21, 2007 at 11:01 pm
(73) Mary S says:

Our thoughts and prayers and with Maddie and her parents. We hope to see a happy article about this soon…with pictures of Maddie in her parents’ arms. God be with you during this difficult time.

June 22, 2007 at 6:31 pm
(74) vera says:

our thoughts and prayers are with all the mcCann family. please god she will be home in your arms soon and this nightmare will be over. i have two young girls and they ask everyday about maddie and pray for her safe return. keep your faith in god and she will return…..please be safe little angle.!!!!!!!!

June 27, 2007 at 5:42 am
(75) erin43 says:

I chant Buddhist mantra’s for maddie daily and even left a photo of her at the shrine of the Goddess of Mercy. wherever she is, i pray that she is safe and will be found soon. The Goddess will watch over her.

June 28, 2007 at 6:59 pm
(76) Lister says:

Gee Sarah, it’s taken them 10 days to search 200 yards from their cars and they still haven’t found her. What a surprise, your “hot” lead is the same inane drivel spouted by a thousand other delusionals.

The police have enough to worry about without dealing with people having their magical little ego trips. You people make me sick.

June 29, 2007 at 7:37 am
(77) psychicsarah says:

Interesting woman arrested yesterday is named Pereira! (she’s not linked to Madeline though)

Re P de Luz…

How many remote outpost type places can there be within a 9 to 15 mile radius which fit this description???

With a bus stop…a petrol pump…old dilapidated thing…(Green?)

Two houses side by side off in the distance…a broken wall

Pear trees growing

20 min drive when roads deserted…

the YELLOW HOUSE? This house is PAINTED Yellow…possible Lemon coloured…but painted…(ie not simply that it is sandstone)

Where is the isolated petrol pump…bus stop…and place where you can get food (small store…out post) …it is isolated… two houses side by side in the distance… a broken wall…off mud track of a road up in the hills…

Road to Pereira??? (which is in a westerly direction off the northerly road to Monchique….half way along this road…south of the road…)

She is not buried…area not yet searched…

San Miguel (name of a house?)

‘POP or ‘POPPY’ (Maddy’s name for someone or something) …’pippy’

63…number of a house

A broken wall

Search needs to continue….

Joanna is also missing in the area…she went missing 2004 and body has never been found…last seen coming out of a shop in the village of Figueira

’9 and go back’ is also significant….was she driven 9 miles out and then the person came back…ie he is local…

(NB…interesting there is a yellow house right beside the POPEYE park in Malta…if it is called San Miguel or is number 63..I suggest someone goes and knocks on the door!!!)…

The virtual tour link of the Popeye Village is here

But I am not sure if these are not just leads that are ‘soundbites’ along the way to a search which will then refocus to Portugal.

I strongly feel a thorough ground search is needed…

Don’t feel the dutch tip off was a hoax…it could well link to this Guy Toscano is talking about…

I never felt that she went more than a stone’s throw away from where she was taken…


There is a VIGIL being held here in Ireland tonight for MAddy between 8 and midnight…Please all join in…

It is being held at Knock….the Holy Shrine…

June 29, 2007 at 7:13 pm
(78) Bernette says:

The date quoted as missing here does not match the date in the “poster” included in chain email I received … poster states abduction was 03/05/2007;
letter says “poster designed by friend of family”; to show a difference in coloring of “right eye” – to identify.
This is a terrible thing to live through. I pray she is not being treated badly and she is found soon.

July 2, 2007 at 9:44 am
(79) Caitlin says:

THE person who has Madeline needs to return her safe and well to her family.

July 5, 2007 at 6:58 pm
(80) paige says:

I have no idea what to say… i really hope you get your beautiful daughter back safely! people can point the finger and give someone the blame but at the end of the day it’s not going to change anything!
Maddie is only four! it makes me so angry how someone could do this!!
my thoughts are with you all!!

please let this child come back to her home and loving parents!!

xx Paige –16

July 11, 2007 at 4:02 pm
(81) malisa says:

I hope u police and ect find maddie i am 10 yrs old and i am praying 4 her day in day out i hope she gets home safe and sound poor maddie u abductor bring her home u will be in big trouble wen u get caught hope u get home safly maddie xxxxx

July 15, 2007 at 12:10 am
(82) kyleigh says:

maddie come home!!!! i pray for u every night and search websites for more news!!!! and wat i dont get is there was nothing left by the abuctor that could have a possible lead!! and y r police not looking more and spreding the sreach areas.!? but we ♥ u maddie!!!!!!!!!!

July 16, 2007 at 8:07 am
(83) psychicsarah says:

They really do need to re search the area of the Dutch tip off….we found a place which matches the clues above on the same road as the tip off…just a little back towards P de Luz

July 18, 2007 at 11:57 am
(84) lauren says:

madie we are all thinking of you come home soon


August 5, 2007 at 7:57 pm
(85) Susan says:

I am just a regular mom with 3 kids. I have had very stong “feelings” and visions about Maddies. My husband says it’s just because I am a mother that I feel for her. I don’t know. I hate to say what I “see” for fear that I am inaccurate… but they keep getting stronger. Does anyone have any advise?

August 6, 2007 at 6:41 pm
(86) tony says:

I keep seeing all the posters of Madeline, but everytime, I come back to the irresponsibility of her parents. I have three children myself and I would not leave them under no circumstance. These are educated people and were selfish to put their children at such risk. Every day they will have to face the fact that they are guilty of not protecting their children. I believe that their parenting skills should be investigated. I dislike the case that all missing children do not have the same publicity that Madeline has had. The money that has been raised for her appeal I assume will be given to support other parents trying to trace missing children. I do hope with all my heart that Madeline is found alive and well and I can’t imagine how her parents are coping.

August 12, 2007 at 8:15 am
(87) Julia says:

Psychic Sarah’s nonsense has been exposed on two websites:



She has NOT contributed any worthwhile information to the police and has a wonderfully selective memory when it comes to her many failed predictions.

September 3, 2007 at 1:06 pm
(88) Janissa says:

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t check the internet to see if Maddie has been found. I have five children and one grandchild. I don’t know what I would do if one of them was abducted. My granddaughter looks so much like Maddie it brings me to tears!!
I do hope and pray that Maddie will be found Godspeed! I pray for her parents that they can make it each and every day. I know this is really hard for them. I think everyone out there should be praying for Maddie. Prayer can be very strong.

September 8, 2007 at 12:51 pm
(89) Nicole says:

This is a sad case, two parents making a terrible mistake. Sometimes at a resort there is a false sense of security, you would never do that at home. Now the Mom is accused of the murder, I cannot imagine the horror of it all. Think about it people, there is really no evidence of anything anywhere. How could a holidayer be so clever as to know the area so well to leave no evidence, well OK a spot of blood in a rental car, but who rented the car before that, did that car just sit there for 25 days waiting just for them to rent? They rented it 25 days after the fact, that is a lot of people. But nothing else, dispose the body after the fact with all of this media attention, and a body still not found? You have to really be a cold heartless calculating person. I think a porn ring got her, they have a way of making children disappear. She (mom and dad) I really don’t think are capable of such. The police are lost for clues and it is much easier to point the finger at the parents. What on God’s green earth would be their motive so they can have one less child, she was too expensive to feed? Come on. Why would they stay looking so hard for her? OJ pretended but everyone could tell he wasn’t sincere in finding the “real killers”. He has the gull to write a book -If I did it-. I think there are lots of sickos out there, preditors looking for an opportunity and are so sick they have a plan on what to do for different circumstances. I wouldn’t even leave my children with a hotel nanny service, I don’t know them! Being someone who has been through scary stuff myself I’m probably a little too alert and wary of things. The world can be a scary place but if you look hard enough it can be beautiful too. I’ll be praying for her family and I still hope that little Madelaine will be found alive, and Abby Drover if you ever read this I think of you often, the terrible things you endured and I pray for you and your children and peace in your life. I was a girl just two years younger than you when you disappeared and I hoped so much you would be found and I am so thankful you were! Nicole

September 9, 2007 at 4:27 am
(90) jo says:

All the people talk about the parents,
noone is looking for this little girl.
I think she stands for all the missing children in this world. So lets find her, it is possible, there are a lot of childs where found later. But first of all lets focus on the main Thing “FIND MADELEINE”. To everyone who knows somthing about the little girl Madeleine: Pleeeeeeaaaassse let her go !!

September 9, 2007 at 8:00 am
(91) SAMANTHA says:

I cant believe someone wrote on here that they think maddy is better off with the abductors, how stupid are you a child is better off with people that love them and obviously alot of people love that little girl. Yes it was a silly thing to do to leave her in the hotel room but your child bein abducted isnt something you think is going to happen and it has probably prompted alot of parents who are taking their children away to be more vigilant and not leave them on their own.I cant believe police think that her parents are involved in her disappearance and now they are returning to the UK the police have said the investigation could take another year to me that is totally pathetic they should be doing alot more to look for her. I really do hope she turns up alive i have a little girl and if something like this was to happen to her i would be beside myself i just plead for whoever has her to let her go its sick what they have done.And another thing a speck of blood in the rental car have they checked who had the car before them there has to be a record or someone who works at the rental place may be able to remember something about whoever rented the car!!!

September 9, 2007 at 8:55 am
(92) zuleyha says:

I have heard two comments .First one is that she was molested and killed and put in a cardbord box and trown in a deep water first and now the box is in a shallow place.The second comment was that she is still alive in some remote south american town and her hair is dyed.

September 9, 2007 at 2:03 pm
(93) Kelsey says:

you are in our prayers hope u find her and we will b on the look out

we luv u

Kelsey and her family

September 9, 2007 at 7:16 pm
(94) Karen says:

Can anyone here perhaps help by appealing to law enforcement to consider psychic premonitions. What about Private Eye Phychics, aren’t they supposed to be pretty accurate? and if memory serves me correct, I do believe they’re in Ireland.
At this point there is no time to waist and anything right now is worth looking into.
I can understand that there are many people that just love to speculate but please dont right now, Lets find the girl instead!!
If there is a stir about what someone is saying, within yourself, eg. Psychic Sarah’s continual plea to follow the Dutch tip off… and you feel it’s really worth at least a try then would that not be rewarding to you and your conscience to know that you helped in the search opposed to critisizing it? I believe Madeleine is still alive and being held somewhere and I truly pray for her safe return but I do strongly believe too that a “Renoun” Psychic or 5, could certainly solve the case in less time than the police ever could. Our minds need to be more open to this possibility as if it were the only and last chance because truth be told, It really is the only real chance right now..
Understandably, not everyone can be heard, but then choose someone who is truly well known, eg. John Edward, granted, he’s a medium (for those of you that dont know, there is a difference between mediums and clairvoyants) but I’m willing to bet that he has contacts with people that may just be what the McCann family need right now. I somehow doubt he’ll be hanging out with a bunch of no good, get rich quick psychics. Perhaps someone else, who is also as renoun as ‘JE’. I cant remember many of their names right now but,(I will put them up as i remember though), I do know that there are some really good ones out there and people know people who know people that just might be that person.

I think it’s time for those of you that have a hunch or a feeling that makes you wish you could be of more help but dont know how, to speak up, if you think you may know someone who could really be helpfull, talk to them and see if You can “Find Madeleine”.

For the critics, No one ever thinks of their children being taken from them, ever. Most mothers cant even handle the thought of their kids growing up and I mean 18 years old. So Please, dont judge little Maddie’s parents. They are good people, you can see it for yourselves. Jesus did not judge, why should you? You are human and make many mistakes just like the rest of us and you know it.
You need to see this little girl’s pictures on the link provided, go to You Tube Link on the page and decide from there if you really think this little girl lived through any unhappiness or even abuse. If you can arrive at such a conclusion after that, then you too can help by not commenting at all.

To those who only read over the topics, that know time is going by and every minute is a dangerous one for Madeleine, a 4 year old, it is time stolen from the family’s life too. We need your help, please.
Surely the thought of psychological damage is enough for you to feel obliged to help as spiritual beings – a part of God, Gaia. We want peace not war.

Every human being together as one opposed to challenging eachother.

We are all responsible for our own doings at the end of the day but this 4 year old that we all feel so close to, due to all the exposure, was not responsible for this horific ordeal and neither were her parents. She was stolen from them.

In times of trouble, all that’s needed is faith and togetherness to raise positivity and save just one life (or in this case 5).
Please lets get some real Psychic help. It really can be A HUGE Saving Grace.

God Bless the McCann Family and Bring Darling Madeleine back home, where she belongs.

September 11, 2007 at 9:16 am
(95) psychicsarah says:


NO I have NOT been exposed ..

I VOLUNTARILY went onto these sites to try to help…for the reasons explained in full on these sites…

I have helped…we have reported a particular area as well you know

Also my account of the recent developments in this case has been with the police for weeks now…

I can and may yet prove this to you…but I am not sure it is appropriate to do so. It certainly is NOT at the moment

There was 2 good reasons why I came onto the internet re this and the police know both of them….

You will be surprised …. and I WILL explain this at the appropriate time…

In the meantime…Madeline is still missing…

September 11, 2007 at 11:05 pm
(96) amy tilley says:


September 13, 2007 at 7:35 am
(97) simon says:

Well, apart from the zelous women (aren’t they always?) that slag off the parents, yet will probably make the same mistake 20 times over in their lifetime, I hope the police force in portugal get highlighted as the lacklustre thick wops they are.

All this effort to frame the Mccans with little genuine thought and intelligence.

It wouldn’t suprise me if the rental car was owned by the brother of a policeman… Bunch of wops the lot of them.

September 14, 2007 at 4:27 pm
(98) chloe says:

when did she goes missing the actual date?
im doin a project on it and i need as much info as poss write bk some1
we will find u maddie

September 14, 2007 at 5:48 pm
(99) ann_marie says:

I’m a mother and am now totally fed up with all the media attention on the McCann family. What everyone seems to forget is that if these so called caring parents had not left the children alone while they socialised poor Madeleine would not be missing. In the UK if children had been left unattended Social Services would have been involved.
Was it normal behaviour of the parents to stay in Portugal so long? Tragic as this case is life must go on and there are two beautiful children still to consider but they seem to have been forgotten about – thank God they are still too young to fully understand what is happening.
Like the Australian Dingo baby case several years ago there are many questions unanswered. The McCanns and possibly an abductor know the truth – hopefully, the truth will emerge.
If only the parents had used the free baby listening service or hired a babysitter………..

September 15, 2007 at 12:31 pm
(100) JungleJim says:

The so-called ‘Psychic Sarah’ is a fine

purveyor of New Age gobbledegook. I

recommend everyone to check out

http://www.badpsychics.co.uk which features an

evaluation of the not-so-’Psychic Sarah

Delamere-Hurding’. Psychic, my arse.

Actually, my arse is psychic. It too

receives ‘vibrations’ and knows there’s a

fallout going to happen before it does.

It’s uncanny.

Leave Madeleine McCann (Who the f*ck

is ‘Maddy’, by the way? Are you her mom??),

alone and let the police get on with their


September 15, 2007 at 2:04 pm
(101) bethany says:

theseparents accidently killed madaline by ooverdosing her they need to be in jail

September 23, 2007 at 5:39 pm
(102) Serge says:

Isn’t that strange how parents are SO WORRIED in convince people that Maddie has been kidnaped? What are they running from?

October 3, 2007 at 6:30 am
(103) cheryl says:

I think the saying the lady doth protest to much is very true in this case both parents know what happened to there little girl,the police in portugal i am sure would agree with me god bless to madeleine and the police in portugal.

October 5, 2007 at 5:08 pm
(104) NOT SAYIN says:




October 25, 2007 at 2:56 am
(105) laura says:


November 11, 2007 at 8:36 am
(106) Mafia200100 says:
November 29, 2007 at 7:37 am
(107) frankie fletcher says:

hello… i’m 15 years old and am so sorry about maddie…. i cant say i know how you feel as i am only a child but if this happened to me i would be destroyed! i just want to say she will be found, and alive! i have bebo and so many people have made videos about her, they all hope she will come back which she will!!!! i have to go now
with love frankie xxx

March 3, 2008 at 2:32 am
(108) Julie Smith says:

I don’t agree with the parents leaving their child in the apartment. With the world being the way it is nowaday’s, you can’t leave your child alone for a second. I pray for Madeleine’s safe return.

May 10, 2008 at 9:45 am
(109) A concerned parent says:

Although I think that Britta was a bit “callous” in her words, I have to agree with her. No GOOD parent would leave three small children in a hotel room and leave the premises to go to a “nearby” restaurant. It is clearly stated in one of the newspaper articles that the hotel provided a child-care service which these parents decided against using!

Someone else made mention of “sitting in the back yard with the front door unlocked”, well that tells me that you are either not a parent, or not a good one!! I would NEVER leave my kids in the house alone with the door unlocked, even in I was in the backyard! Why do you think that we HAVE locks on our doors??

These people were in a strange country, not their own home!! It is obvious that someone wanted to take this little girl in particular as they left the two boys alone!! Get a clue!

I am sure that the parents are distraught and blaming themselves already (as they should!), but I do hope that this little girl comes home safely. Hopefully, they will appreciate her more and be more diligent in caring for all three of these poor kids!

May 10, 2008 at 10:12 am
(110) A concerned parent says:


HELLO??!!! This DIDN’T happen in America, they were in PORTUGAL!! Please read the facts before saying such silly things. This stuff happens all over the world!

June 13, 2008 at 7:53 pm
(111) Colhino says:

The parents kill the girl, probably by accident, and get ride of the body. But even if this is not accurate, they should answer by the crime of negligence. And for that they are guilty.

June 23, 2008 at 9:55 am
(112) Sarah says:

Jungle Jim

I defend myself on here in the hope that the info I have provided will lead to her being found

I went onto the internet re this case(not something I would normally do) because I knew someone would get in contact who might go out there and follow up the clues I had received. This is exactly what happened when an ex cop got in touch and found the place I described…plus some rather dubious looking evidence of unsavoury activity (not linking to M)

This place was reported to the police but we still do not feel it has been searched. It is not too far from the site of the original Dutch tip off….

I have only been trying to help find her.

There is no need to lay into me; have you not got anything better to be getting on with?

Best wishes


October 8, 2008 at 12:05 pm
(113) RheYanne ,, x says:

Omgg ,, amm aa child myselff andd ii understandd hhoww cann shee been gonee :| dissgustingg parentss i hopee usee Diee !!!!
thatss baddddd uu eleftt youu daughter i hope youse read this i bet youse dont caree :( ii wishh shee coulldd groww upp andd hate uusee :| hpow could she get taken an not the other childenn :@ DISSGUSTINGGGG PEOPLEE

October 22, 2008 at 11:01 am
(114) Gordon Smith Ed. says:

Facts about what was sent to the McCann’s web site last year and why?
Please don’t judge me until to get to the end about God works in mysterious ways. Just read it and see!
As with most missing people that end up in the public domain there is a rush from psychics claiming to know what happened and I see you have been slated by the skeptics.
I left contacting the Madeleine McCann web site until months later simply because of this and the fact I know no matter what is said they won’t listen unless you’re famous like Gordon Smith the Todd of the North. For a family that is devoted Catholics and stated they didn’t contact Mr. Smith isn’t exactly true. Because about July of 07 when I contacted their web site to explain my past and why I could help them I got a reply asking if I was the famous Mr. Smith. Daft as I am I though I would struggle to twist and bend like the man in the Matrix but time travel well that isn’t beyond me as I’ve proved in the past using Blair and Bush for examples. Then I reminded hay, there is a psychic called Gordon Smith. I told them no, I’m not him I’m not a sweetie wife. “Note for me not to ever get a haircut in Glasgow if he finds this out” Anyway as Martin say’s back to the real world and why you are getting this info.
I sent them a email knowing it would pop up later and stopped viewing the emails of support early this year simply because there was no way of convincing the McCann’s about what I’ve proven beyond any doubt until the extracts of Mrs. McCann’s diary became public. Recently you may have noticed in the British News of the World her diary was published and no one but Mrs. McCann and the police had any knowledge about her last memory of Madeleine playing with her wedding ring. That is unless they rewind and see my email to them last November. At the time I did hope someone within the team handling the web site could have noticed the email I sent to them last November and seen that I was stuck because every time I looked Madeline was plying with her mums wedding band. I hoped by stating this way back then someone could have told Mrs. McCann and she could have seen the part and realized how could anyone have know this apart from her. However I can understand why they are reluctant to take part in things that go against the norm and the guilt ridden mind set they are in. But if I recall Mr. McCann stated they would consider anything as long as it’s provable. Well there it is and the fact I normally just do governments and big business is why I’ve not been jumping from the highest hills shouting about it.
Believe it or not in my view that was Gods answering Mrs. McCann doubts about her beliefs and not me.
I’m not a person who judges people in any way or form nor am I knocking anyone’s ability to help. Psychic or any person given info to help find out what happened that day, grate. But I hate when people lie just to get their five minutes of fame. They truly haven’t a clue what is going on and the hurt it can cause if they lie. The price they will pay is more than money can buy.

I know there is fear about what I stated way back then because it dose contradict their actions and shows the holes in their approach and why they foolishly went down the road of JT account of what she seemingly seen that night. I can understand why they are not at my door seeking info. But anyone who gave me info like that and I was desperately trying to find my child then come rain or hellfire it wouldn’t have stop me from just asking how did this person know that and what further info can be given. But some people do react to horrendous problems in their life different from what we expect is the norm. But as I kindly tried to point out to them last year JT drawing of the man who she didn’t see’s face and then later agreed with another witness drawing of a man was the same persons face, I can say this isn’t helpful to anyone. In that email I reiterated the fact, had this man been caring Madeline as seen in the drawing then Madeleine would have to have been sleeping upside down, because the child in this mans army had her legs dangling where the Maddy’s head should have been. When the pictures came out this year showing the bedroom where Maddy was sleeping confirmed my vision of the room and where the bed was and the fact the covers were only slightly ruffled contrary to someone lifting a child out of her bed. I could go on about what took place that night but it would be better for the McCann’s to have their say if it is what they won’t to do.

How I prove the facts is by documenting them via major outlets so there is real authenticity that can’t be doctored. An example was when I sent out clear info about the cartoon of a profit on a rocket that cause riots around the world to people like Blair and Bush a year before the picture was ever published in the newspaper. The point I’m trying to make is windows in time can be activated via sprite. You wouldn’t believe what was written before hand and sent out then happened unless you see the facts and who got them.

Yours truly,
Gordon Smith

December 22, 2008 at 10:21 pm
(115) andrea says:

My question is to the authorities assigned to this case. Weere the parents charged with any negligence? Is this a common British habit? (leaving small children to fend for themselves in a hotel?) I am horrified at this whole story. which could have all been avoided if the parents had been smart enough to care for their children properly! I dont know how or why they would have thought everything would be OK.
Where are the other children? Are they ok? Has anyone counseled these people on how to raise their other children properly?

December 26, 2008 at 8:02 pm
(116) paola says:

BRITTA,you are a joke and your comment is so harsh,if you find a need to write a comment like that you are no better than the low life scumbag who took that child.i think the parents feel bad enough so keep your gob shut and write something half decent

January 2, 2009 at 5:06 pm
(117) psychic sarah says:

Gordon…fellow Edinburgh head…

What exactly are you saying above?

I know that the info I offered a while back was offered with the best of intentions in a bid to help find Madeleine

I wonder now will she ever be found…the matter is resting in the arms of an angel it seems

Is she meant to be found?

(it seems not)

Happy New Year and God bless Madeleine

God speed her home….

February 20, 2009 at 7:10 pm
(118) ash-in-the-fire says:

Britta, your comment has disgusted me! A four year child has gone missing in a foreign country, the only thing she knows is her family and you “half hope” she stays with her abductors because you blame the parents for lack of guidence?! Are you kidding me? I have zero tolerance for idiotic people like you who think justice is served because the parents weren’t around, and in the meantime an innocent little girl is gone. I “fully hope” that you never have children as you’ve made it very obvious that you don’t already.

May 5, 2009 at 10:42 am
(119) EVA says:


May 11, 2009 at 1:19 pm
(120) lorna says:

I feel bad for her parents but it is mainly their fault who leaves 4year old in a hotel room with two younger siblings that is just awful theyre horrible monsters and even though they made a mistake you have got to have heart its hard to lose a child even worse because its their fault.


June 20, 2009 at 11:14 am
(121) kirstie says:

i cant believe that madelines parents lett her on holiday anyone could of took her i could have her now which i havent but she could be anywhere she is only 4 she went missing about 1 year ago

August 11, 2009 at 4:55 am
(122) roey says:

how horrible!
who would take her on holidays anyway?

xXRoEyXx (roey2641@hotmail.com)

September 2, 2009 at 8:11 pm
(123) Tanika says:

the people are right about leaving her alone but seriously people imagne your kid was taken imagne all the pane so get over it

July 22, 2010 at 4:17 am
(124) louma says:

i fill sorry for ur doughter but u are bad parents becaus eu live ur childrens alone when u eating in restaurant

December 17, 2010 at 10:59 am
(125) jessica rapp says:

i sit here and pray for your daughter. i pray for you and your family, and i pray for the abductors. i am so sorry for what has happened to your family. this isn’t being said or writen very easily, but if you do believe in god, than you shall trust in him. he is bigger than anything else and he is in control of everything that happens!!! and as long as we all keep believing and don’t give up, good things will come, but we have to trust and believe and never give up hope!!! With all my love, truly yours, jessica. Ps: i will always keep praying for all of you!!

January 29, 2011 at 10:38 am
(126) jess says:

my thoughts are with this family then and now but i feel the same! i am an uneducated single mother as some would call me and i wouldnt dream of leaving my daughter alone that far away from me. there statements of we werent far away will never be good enough as it was to far away, go and view the pictures because nt far away wass quite a walk! i am disgusted that this happened and it is not the 1st time, i just hope and pray that people will learn from this, the world is a mean and nasty place children are never safe, especially in a foreign country with no adults around

February 18, 2011 at 1:55 am
(127) becky says:

i feel sorry as i am twelve i dont think u r bad parents but keep ur other kids rlly safe dont let them out of ur site! and britta dont be tight if u had kids howd u feel if they went missing

September 6, 2011 at 10:13 am
(128) Julie PETRONE says:

So sad and all my sympathy goes out to the parents and family of Madeleine. I have 2 daughters who just turned 7 and can’t imagine the pain you are going through.I just watched a documentary about Vicky Hamilton a little girl who was abducted in 1991 in Scotland and they found her body 17yrs later buried in a garden.The murderer had moved house shortly after the abduction. Did the police investigate any flats or houses suddenly sold or abandonned near the area she was abducted?
I pray Madeleine will be found safe and sound one day soon.

October 14, 2013 at 2:38 am
(129) Jasna says:

Once you decide to have children, you have to take the responsibility. That means not to have as much fun as you did before.
If the parents took a good care of their children, stayed with them at all times, the issue would not occur. Or, something else happened, who knows? I understand how the parents feel but I can’t help it to think it is their own doing why it all happened.,

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