McCanns aware of inquiry into Madeleine hotel suspect

A source close to Madeleine McCann's parents has told ITV News that they are "aware" Portuguese police are investigating the possibility a former employee at the hotel in Praia de Luz where the family were staying may have kidnapped her.

Gerry and Kate McCann are aware of the inquiry into the former hotel employee. Credit: PA

It is understood the 40-year-old man died in a tractor accident in 2009 - two years after Madeleine disappeared.

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McCanns aware of hotel suspect

The McCanns have described new reports about a former hotel worker Portuguese police allegedly suspect kidnapped Madeleine as "pure speculation".