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Pedophile Says He Saw Maddy Before She Vanished

Dying suspect demands he be paid thousands to talk to private investigators
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 6, 2009 2:07 AM CDT
Pedophile Says He Saw Maddy Before She Vanished
This illustration shows a photo, left of Madeleine McCann, and an age-processed image of how she might look today if she is still alive.   (AP Photo/Harpo Productions Inc., National Center for Missing and Exploited Children)

(Newser) – A British pedophile has changed his story and now says he saw Madeleine McCann twice before she disappeared in Portugal two years ago, Bild reports. Raymond Hewlett, who is recovering from throat cancer surgery in Germany and may have just weeks to live, previously insisted he was miles away. Investigators are keen to interview him, but he is demanding he be paid to talk.

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Madeleine's parents have so far refused to pay up. "He is playing a very dangerous game," said a source close to the couple. "He may think he is about to land the jackpot but if he is putting it about that he saw Madeleine, he might find some big policemen banging on his door instead."
(Read more Raymond Hewlett stories.)

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