Madeleine McCann police deny reports letter to parents revealed evidence of her death
The Met police have contradicted reports that a letter to Madeleine McCann's parents revealed evidence of her death. (PA)
The British police, who are investigating Madeleine McCann's disappearance, have declined a letter to her parents that revealed evidence of her death.
It comes after German prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters, who heads the investigation into the main German suspect in Madeleine's disappearance, said, "We wrote to the McCanns to let them know that Madeleine was dead."
The McCanns looked back on the reports earlier this week and said, "The widespread news that we have received a letter from the German authorities saying there is evidence or evidence that Madeleine is dead is FALSE."
The police from Met followed on Friday with the following words: “Following reports in the national press about the investigation into Madeleine McCann's disappearance, we will issue this clarification.
Kate and Gerry McCann said reports alleging that the German authorities had sent them evidence that their daughter was dead were wrong. (Joe Giddens / Pool via AP)
"The Met received a letter from the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) on June 12, which was forwarded to the family.
"The letter did not state that there was evidence or evidence that Madeleine was dead. The Met continues to investigate Madeleine's disappearance as an investigation into a missing person.
"The Met has not received a letter from the German public prosecutor."
What follows is the revelation that a German man is being investigated as part of a murder investigation into Madeleine's disappearance, while the Met continues to treat the case as an investigation into a missing person.
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The German authorities have said they are investigating a man named Christian B for her murder.
They are investigating him in connection with her disappearance in Praia da Luz, Portugal, in May 2007. The suspect is reportedly in prison.
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