Madeleine McCann’s Parents Lose Bid to Silence Portuguese Cop

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The parents of British toddler Madeleine McCann, who disappeared from a holiday resort in Portugal in 2007, have been dealt a devastating blow in the fight against lingering accusations about their involvement in the case.

Kate and Gerry McCann had at first successfully sued the lead Portuguese detective in the case whose inflammatory best-selling book blatantly accused them of involvement in their daughter’s death.

Detective Gonçalo Amaral was ordered by a Portuguese court to pay a half a million dollars to the McCann’s and remove his book from publication in 2015—but an appellate court in Portugal overturned the decision in favor of the McCanns, which was also signed off on by Portugal’s Supreme Court, in 2017.

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