Madeleine McCann - Exposing the Myths
Continued here: Madeleine McCann - Exposing the Myths
The McCanns did not change their story.
There's at least one independent witness who's stated that when she went to the bedroom the shutter was raised and the window was partially open.
It was Trish Cameron (Gerry's sister and Madeleine's aunt) who contacted the press. She mentioned; the open door, window, raised shutters.
Witness statement of Kate McCann (Kate Marie Healy), 2007/05/04 at 14:20hrs
"At around 10pm, the witness came to check on the children.
"She went into the apartment by the side door, which was closed, but unlocked, as already said, and immediately noticed that the door to her children's bedroom was completely open, the window was also open, the shutters raised and the curtains open, while she was certain of having closed them all as she always did.."
Witness statement of Gerald Patrick McCann, 2007/05/04 at
Witness statement of Gerald Patrick McCann 2007/09/07
Witness statement of Amy Tierney 2007/05/06
Witness statement of Antonio Henrique da Conceicao Duarte 2007/05/16Portuguese Forensics examining the apartment on 4 May 2007, their report is dated2007/05/08
Finally, there also proceeded the detailed analysis of the door and of the windows of the target apartment there not being detected the existence of any clues/traces of break-in/forced entry on them.
Algarve Resident "Concern grows for missing child in Algarve" Updated 17:41 2007/05/04
"There were no signs of forced entry, and the door to the apartment was undamaged and closed, although it is believed that one of the windows was open."
Re calling relatives and friends
Witness statement of Patricia Cameron 2008/04/15
Witness statement of Paul Seddon(McCann Priest) 2008/04/16
Yorkshire Post "Frantic hunt as British girl feared abducted" Published on Fri May 04 19:08:14 BST 2007 Kate O'Hara
Yorkshire Post "The couple for whom every parent's worst nightmare became a reality" Published on Sat May 05 10:21:58 BST 2007
Finca la Guzmana, allegedly linked to Peter MacLeod, a retired Police Superintendent from Nottinghamshire.
Re cleaning window/fingerprints