Madeleine McCann May Still Be Alive: Scotland Yard
Police want to talk to 38 persons of interest
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 4, 2013 4:14 PM CDT
Composite photos showing three-year-old Madeine McCann, left, with a computer generated age progression image of the missing child as she might look now, right, issued Thursday July 4, 2013.   (Teri Blythe)
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(Newser) – British police say they have launched a full investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, and want to trace 38 "persons of interest" in the case. Detectives say it's possible that Madeleine, who vanished from a Portuguese holiday resort six years ago, is still alive. Scotland Yard said today that 12 of the individuals of interest are British, and the rest from a variety of European countries. The force says it is working with governments across the continent to find out more. (Portugal has so far refused to reopen the case.)