Is Madeleine McCann alive or dead after all these years? Scotland Yard officials have always operated, publicly, under the idea that she may be found alive, even against evidence produced by detectives in Portugal. The latest news on the case, however, indicates that there could be a shift in what they believe. Show More Summary
A note that was left outside the room where Madeleine McCann went missing in 2007 a year after her disappearance claimed that her body had been dumped in a lake near to the resort. However, despite the presence of this note, according to the Daily Mail Portuguese police officers have never actually searched the reservoir. Show More Summary
The Madeleine McCann mystery deepens with the revelation that Scotland Yard officials are eyeing Robert Murat as a potential witness. The British expat has been interrogated in the past as a suspect, but The Mirror reports that he denies ever being around her the night she vanished over seven years ago. Show More Summary
Seven new suspects will be interrogated in Portugal by investigators in the mysterious case of British child Madeleine McCann, who vanished at age 3 while on holiday with her parents at the Praia da Luz resort.
Portuguese police will interrogate seven people, including two British nationals, as “arguidos” — i.e., “formal suspects” — later this month in the ongoing search for Madeleine McCann, Portugal newspaper Jornal… READ ON
The death of a British woman accused of a vicious campaign of online abuse against the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has ignited debate over the growing scourge of Internet "trolls". What drove the outpouring of bile about the McCanns by Leyland, a church-going mother-of-two in a sleepy English village, remains a mystery. Show More Summary
London (AFP) - The death of a British woman accused of a vicious campaign of online abuse against the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has ignited debate over the growing scourge of Internet "trolls".
Despite the fact that British toddler Madeleine McCann disappeared seven years ago while on vacation with her family in Portugal, the heavily covered British tabloid case still captivates a certain subset of Twitter trolls. This weekend, one of these alleged trolls was found dead in a hotel room after information about her was exposed online. Read more...
A news site outed her shortly before her death.
A woman who harassed the parents of disappeared Madeleine McCann had her identity exposed and days later, hounded by the press, took her own life. Who was in the wrong?
A woman who was sending abusive messages to the Madeleine McCann's family was found dead on Saturday. Read more...
Police say woman confronted by news reporter for alleged online abuse of missing Madeleine McCann's parents found dead in England hotel
LEICESTER, ENGLAND – An online troll hiding behind online anonymity to send hateful messages to the parents of Madeleine McCann, has been found dead in a hotel room shortly after her identity was exposed. Brenda Leyland, 63, was allegedly...Show More Summary
A woman accused by a television station of directing Twitter abuse at the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has been found dead in a hotel. Brenda Leyland, 63, was confronted on the street by a Sky News reporter who accused her of being in a group of online “trolls” who directed...
A woman accused of taking part in an online hate campaign against the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has been found dead days after she was confronted by a reporter. Brenda Leyland, a 63-year-old described as by the Daily Mail as a "church-going mother," was found in a hotel...
Since Madeleine McCann’s disappearance in 2007, her family has weathered attacks of public opinion. The strange case left many blaming Madeleine’s mother, either of directly harming the child herself or of neglect that led to the abduction. Show More Summary
A woman who was accused of being part of an online hate campaign against missing girl Madeleine McCann’s was found dead, just days after her alleged trolling was exposed.
The family of Madeleine McCann has received hundreds of death threats over the last six years from online critics who believe they are somehow responsible for the young girl’s disappearance. McCann disappeared in 2007 while her family was on vacation in Portugal. Show More Summary
Police get dossier containing dozens of vitriolic social media posts taking aim at missing Madeleine McCann's parents
Police get dossier containing dozens of vitriolic social media posts taking aim at missing Madeleine McCann's parents, and they may go after the people behind the campaign of hatred. Martin Brunt, of CBS News' partner network Sky News, has the story.