Without a trace
Without a trace

The photographs are as instantly recognisable as they are haunting; three-year-old Madeleine McCann frozen in time, her angelic face the picture of innocence.

Madeleine vanished without a trace from her bed inside her family’s holiday apartment in the coastal town of Praia da Luz, Portugal, on May 3, 2007.

In a Sunday Night interview to air this weekend, Madeleine’s parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, reveal the horror of discovering Maddie’s empty bed next to an open window.

Madeleine McCann was three when she vanished from her bed.
Kate and Gerry McCann have since been accused of murdering their daughter.

“I was just screaming: ‘Madeleine’s gone, someone’s taken her’,” Kate recalls.

To some, the McCann’s were tragic victims. To others, they were negligent parents – or even worse, cold-blooded killers.

This Sunday, Rahni Sadler speaks to the experts at the heart of the mystery; the lead investigator, the forensic scientist, the criminal profiler.

“This is the most baffling case I’ve ever looked at,” forensic scientist Dave Barclay tells Sunday Night.

Now, a fresh line of inquiry has emerged – one that could finally tell us what happened to little Maddie.

Gone: A Sunday Night Major Investigation airs on Sunday at 8.30pm on Seven and PLUS7 Live.

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