Police Have New Information – level 2

10-06-2020 15:00

In 2007, a four-year-old Madeleine McCann and her family were on holiday in Algarve, Portugal. Madeleine and her siblings were sleeping in an apartment, and her parents and their friends were having dinner in a nearby restaurant.

The restaurant was 180 feet away, and Madeleine´s parents checked on the children throughout the night. At 10 pm, Madeleine´s mother found out that the girl was not in her bed.

Police never found out what happened to Madeleine; however, for some time, they thought that her parents did something to her. Now, there is a new suspect in Madeleine´s case, a 43-year-old German man who lived in Algarve when Madeleine disappeared.

The man drove a white camper van that people saw near the resort a few days before Madeleine disappeared. The police have not found Madeleine; however, they believe that the girl is not alive.

Difficult words: suspect (the person who the police believe did something wrong), disappear (when something or someone is in a place where people cannot see it), camper van (a big vehicle with beds that people use for holidays).

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