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New Maddie info 'encouraging'

Madeleine McCann's parents are "greatly encouraged" by new information about the disappearance of their daughter, they said in a statement ahead of a fresh appeal to be aired on BBC Crimewatch on Monday 14th October.

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Phone records help police identify new Maddie leads

The Metropolitan Police have promised "targeted and new appeals" for information about Madeleine McCann's disappearance as detailed phone records are helping them build up a picture of who was in the area at the time.

Earlier this week, Scotland Yard revealed that:

  • 41 people of interest have been identified
  • These include 15 UK nationals
  • 31 international letters of request have been sent, mostly European countries
  • A large list of phone numbers belonging to people in the area has been drawn up

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