Kate, the mother of Madeleine McCann —The British girl who disappeared in 2007 when she was three years old in a hotel complex in Praia da Luz, Portugal, where she was staying with her parents — went back to work. The woman had left her job 14 years ago, following the disappearance of her daughter.

The woman (53), who is a doctor, He rejoined the British National Health Service to face the fight against Covid-19. Kate is working in hospitals in the city of Leicester, where she sometimes shares space with her husband Gerry (53), who is a cardiologist and university professor.

“He has returned to a full-time job to help those in need. There is a great demand for qualified physicians during these unprecedented times. “a family friend told The Sun. In addition, he assured that Kate is enjoying getting back to her job.

Madeleine McCann.

“Kate has returned to work as a doctor. She is helping at her local hospitals now and is not doing any surgical workadded the source, who explained that since the woman returned to work, she hardly ever met with her and her husband: “They are both very busy.”

Both Kate and Gerry are doctors and, as reported by the Daily Mail, they met in 1993 in Glasgow, Scotland, while studying. She attended the University of Dundee, while he studied at the University of Glasgow. Following the disappearance of her daughter in 2007, Kate resigned from her profession as a doctor to head various charities for children.

After 14 years, Kate returned to work as a doctor. (thesun.co.uk).
After 14 years, Kate returned to work as a doctor. (thesun.co.uk).

The disappearance and the main suspect

The night the girl disappeared Kate and Gerry had gone out to dinner with their friends at a restaurant located 50 meters from the holiday complex where they all temporarily resided in Praia Da Luz, Portugal.

Madeleine and their siblings were left in the room alone, starting at 8.30 pm on May 3, 2007. The parents assure that they returned to check the well-being of the little ones at all times, with an average of 20 minutes during the night. But at 10 p.m. Madeleine’s mother discovered that the little girl had disappeared.

Maddie's parents met in Scotland. (dailymail.co.uk).
Maddie’s parents met in Scotland. (dailymail.co.uk).

The most striking thing about the case was that both Kate and Gerry McCann were listed as suspects formalities of the disappearance of his daughter. This happened formally in September 2007, due to a DNA analysis that planted a hypothesis.

UK investigators believed Madeleine had an accident in the room and that her parents had found her dead. Along these lines, to hide their negligence, they had decided to cover up the fact and get rid of the little girl. This theory was finally discarded in 2008.

Christian Brueckner, the German identified as the main suspect in the case. (Bild).
Christian Brueckner, the German identified as the main suspect in the case. (Bild).

After years of fruitless searches, The Maddie case was suddenly accelerated in June 2020 with the identification by German police of a suspect, the German Christian Brueckner.

Currently the man is serving a seven-year sentence after being convicted of raping a 72-year-old American woman in 2005 (two years before the girl’s disappearance and near the place of the alleged crime), in a home in Praia da Luz. The German was also accused of abusing his ex-girlfriend’s five-year-old daughter in 2013.

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