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Madeleine McCann cops believe Christian B’s ex-lovers may have ‘vital clues’ to crack case & unravel his ‘strange life’

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GERMAN cops are frantically trying to track down ex-lovers of the prime suspect in the Madeleine McCann investigation.

Detectives believe former partners of Christian B hold vital clues in piecing together the “confused timeline” of the years the 54-year-old spent “drifting” around Praia De Luz. 

RETRANSMISSION ADDING NEW INFORMATION. Undated family handout photo of Madeleine McCann taken in Portugal at 17:15 on Wednesday May 2, 2007.
Madeleine McCann vanished in 2007 while on holiday in Portugal

Christian B was named as the prime suspect by German cops[/caption]

epa08463412 An undated handout photo made available by Federal Criminal Police Office shows a Volkswagen (VW) T3 Westfalia camper van which police mention in connection with the disappearance of missing girl Madeleine McCann, issued 03 June 2020. According to reports on 03 June 2020, a 43-year old German prisoner is identified as suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann. The English child disappeared 03 May 2007, from a room where she slept with two twin brothers, in an apartment of a resort in Praia da Luz in the Algarve. EPA/METROPOLITAN POLICE HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES
The campervan believed to have belonged to Christian B

It comes as officers face a race against time in linking the convicted paedophile to Maddie’s disappearance.

A source close to the case said: “German detectives remain convinced Christian B was involved in Maddie’s disappearance.

“But they still have a very confused timeline of Christian B’s life spent on Praia De Luz.

“For years he is thought to have been drifting around the island living in a van and they want to understand more about what he was doing during this time and who he was seeing.

“The big problem they have is that relations with Portuguese cops are at an all-time low.”

They added: “Hardly any intelligence is now being shared.

“This has therefore left German cops with little choice but to work backwards and to try and trace as many friends, colleagues, former girlfriends and lovers of Christian B as possible.

“They might hold vital clues. 

“Cops remain sure someone, somewhere, knows information which could be of vital importance.”

Former partners of Christian B have come forward before.

Two years ago Nuray Oezgen told how she met Christian B while working in a bar in Hanover in 2012 and they eventually rented a place together. 

But just months into their relationship, she says he became aggressive and would drink beer and Jagermeister with pals while she worked alone.

Nuray later said the relationship soured when Christian B began showing an unhealthy obsession with schoolgirls.

The final straw came when Nuray discovered Christian B was in a sexual relationship with a local teen he brought back to their flat.

Police later raided his home in Braunschweig where they discovered a secret stash of hundreds of sickening child abuse images.

He was found to have sexually abused a friend’s five-year-old daughter but, by then, he had already fled to Portugal.

An arrest warrant was issued and he eventually confessed to the sickening crimes. 

He was extradited back to Germany in 2016 and jailed.

A source close to the current probe into Christian B says his “wayward” and “hedonistic” lifestyle remain of huge interest to officers. 

The source said: “Christian B lived a very strange life in Germany and later in Praia De Luz.

“He used a lot of drugs and travelled around meeting women, many of whom went off with him consensually.

“So there’s a web of former partners and lovers who could hold really critical information about what he was getting up to.

“Officers desperately need new leads.”

Two weeks ago, we exclusively revealed how cops leading the probe into Christian B may have “just weeks” to save their investigation.

The Sun told how detectives fear the investigation could collapse by the New Year unless a fresh lead is found.

A source close to the investigation told us: “The next few weeks are make or break for the detectives investigating Christian B. 

“Publicly they are saying they remain convinced he is linked to Maddie’s disappearance, and that they will present evidence in due course. 

“But, privately, the case is close to collapsing.

“There’s no new leads, and the primary witness they were relying on has totally gone offside.”

Former lover of Maddie suspect Christian Brueckner reveals she slept in the van police believe he used to kidnap the three-year-old, Ex-girlfriend of German Christian Brueckner, who is suspected to be man who abducted Madeline McCann, shares shock at seeing VW campervan they slept in, 52-year-old Nuray Oezgen dated lifelong criminal Brueckner for three months , They split over what she says was a 'growing obsession' with young women
Nuray Oezgen has previously spoken about her relationship with Christian B
The Sun

The allotment in Bauschweiz, Germany where rime suspect Christian B once rented[/caption]


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