A three-day police search of a remote Portuguese reservoir has reportedly turned up a “relevant clue” in the 2007 disappearance of British tot Madeleine McCann.
Portuguese authorities on Thursday wrapped up their search of the Algarve reservoir some 30 miles from the Praia da Luz resort, where the 3-year-old girl was last seen alive 16 years ago.
German sex offender Christian Brueckner, 45 — jailed in his homeland for an unrelated case — allegedly visited the reservoir “some days” after Madeleine vanished.
Portuguese Judiciary Police were tight-lipped about the outcome of the search, which involved sniffer dogs, digging equipment, a drone and a tree cutter, saying the effort “resulted in the collection of some material that will be subject to the competent expertise. The material collected will be handed over to the German authorities.”
Portuguese newspaper Correio de Manha (Morning Mail) reported that in the course of the search, cops came upon a “relevant