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DCI Andy Redwood arrives for Madeleine questioning

DCI Andy Redwood, the outgoing head of the Madeleine McCann investigation, has arrived at a Portuguese police station to begin taking part in the questioning of 11 witnesses.

ITV News reporter Rebecca Barry is in Praia da Luz.

British police 'in Portugal for Madeleine McCann questioning'

Police are set to interview witnesses about the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are expected to begin questioning 11 people today.

British police working on the case are believed to have arrived in the Algarve to take part in interviews alongside Portuguese officers.

They will spend three days working on the case alongside their Portuguese counterparts, according to reports.

ITV News' Rebecca Barry, who is in Praia da Luz, says those set to be questioned "include British and Portuguese men and women, including some former members of staff from the Ocean Club, where the McCanns were staying when Madeleine went missing".

The British police delegation is thought to include DCI Nicola Wall, who has taken over the investigation into Madeleine's disappearance from DCI Andy Redwood, who is retiring.


11 people 'will be interviewed' by Met in Maddie case

Some 11 people "will be interviewed as witnesses" by the police searching for missing Madeleine McCann, Good Morning Britain heard.

British and Portuguese "men and women" are expected to be quizzed by the police over what happened to the missing youngster.

McCann case: Police in Portugal to question witnesses

British police are expected to arrive in Portugal today to question a number of people over the disappearance of Madeleine McCann.

Madeleine McCann disappeared on holiday in Portugal in 2007 Credit: PA

The three-year-old, from Rothley in Leicestershire, went missing from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in Portugal in 2007.

Scotland Yard detectives will be expected to interview Robert Murat, who was arrested as part of the Portuguese police investigation into her disappearance at the time.

As well as questioning seven suspects, four other people will be interviewed as potential witnesses.

British police travelled to Portugal over the summer and spent eight days searching three areas of Praia da Luz, but found no new evidence.


Woman believed McCann internet troll formally identified

A woman who was found dead after being accused of directing online abuse against Madeleine McCann's parents has been formally identified as Brenda Leyland.

Police working on behalf of a coroner will now look at the run-up to the death of Brenda Leyland, who was confronted by a Sky News TV crew over her apparent "trolling" of the couple.

Brenda Leyland was accused of targeting Madeleine McCann's parents with internet abuse. Credit: Sky News

She was tracked down to her house in Burton Overy, Leicestershire, and confronted by crime correspondent Martin Brunt in a report televised last week.

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