Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner claims German police are seeking to body him for a couple of crimes within the hope he’ll crack and confess.
Brueckner, 45, is already serving a seven-year jail sentence for raping an aged girl in Portugal in 2005.
He stated police had been seeking to make him confess to a string of alternative crimes so he can ‘break out from this psychological torture’.
Brueckner spent a few years in Portugal, together with within the hotel of Praia da Luz, across the time of Madeleine’s disappearance there in 2007, however denies any involvement and has now not been charged, even though he stays underneath investigation on suspicion of her homicide.
Madeleine McCann (proper) suspect Christian Brueckner, 45, (left) stated police in Germany had been seeking to make him confess to a string of alternative crimes
Madeleine went lacking from this rental within the hotel of Praia da Luz, Portugal, whilst on vacation there together with her circle of relatives in 2007
In a letter from jail received by means of The Mirror, the convicted German rapist wrote: ‘There is not any proof in any respect that I dedicated any of those crimes. No DNA, not anything.
‘The prosecution are seeking to lure me and hope that I will be able to capitulate underneath the psychological power.
‘They hope that I will be able to simply say “sure” to the entirety which is able to give me a possibility to flee from this psychological torture.’
German prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters stated Maddie is lifeless and he’s ‘100% positive’ Brueckner is the perpetrator.
He stated investigators are operating ‘only’ at the investigation.
Ultimate month Brueckner used to be charged with a string of intercourse crimes — however none of them pertains to the disappearance of the British lady.
Christian Brueckner (left), used to be charged closing month with a string of intercourse offences stated to have taken position within the Algarve between 2000 and 2017. He’s additionally suspected of kidnapping Maddie (proper) from the similar house in 2007, however has now not been charged
Brueckner used to be now not charged closing month over the disappearance of Madeleine McCann from the vacation rental of fogeys Kate and Gerry (pictured) in Praia da Luz
Brueckner used to be named as the person chargeable for Madeleine’s Might 2007 abduction two years in the past by means of German police, sparking international media consideration.
Till closing month no fees have been introduced and the investigation had did not undoubtedly hyperlink him to Madeleine, in spite of prosecutors giving the heart-breaking information that they had ‘concrete proof’ the little lady used to be lifeless and that Brueckner used to be the perpetrator.
German investigators charged him on October 11 with 5 offences between 2000 and 2017, when Brueckner used to be travelling between his local Germany and Portugal.
They come with the rapes of 2 unknown ladies in Portugal, the rape of a 20-year-old Irish girl in 2004, the sexual abuse of a 10-year-old German lady in April 2007 on a Portuguese seashore – just about the place Madeleine vanished only a month later – and some other sexual abuse case in 2017, once more in Portugal.
Brueckner’s legal professional Friedrich Fulscher stated the brand new fees had come as a ‘entire marvel’ to him and his shopper, and stated they had been in line with ‘doubtful witnesses and on video proof that no person has been ready to seek out’.
The costs on the subject of the rapes of the 2 unknown ladies come after police had been instructed a few video recording of Brueckner allegedly attacking them.
Helge Busching and Manfred Seyferth – two key witnesses and previous buddies of Brueckner’s – are stated to have stolen the digicam with the recording on it from the German’s space close to Praia da Luz on Portugal’s Algarve coast.
Within the pictures – which has since disappeared – they describe how an aged girl and a tender lady are raped by means of a person who they establish as Brueckner.
Brueckner is now charged with 5 intercourse assaults in the similar house the place Maddie vanished in 2007. He has been named as the executive suspect in her disappearance, however now not charged
The costs introduced in opposition to Brueckner come with a rape stated to have taken position a while between December 28, 2000 and April 8, 2006 on an unknown girl elderly between 70-80 years outdated.
He’s stated to have tied the lady up and raped her within the bed room of her vacation rental and hit her with a whip whilst filming her ordeal.
On some other day between the similar dates he’s accused of raping an unknown 14-year-old German-speaking lady at his house in Praia da Luz in a similar fashion, allegedly tying her up and videotaping the act.
In June 2004, the defendant allegedly received get admission to at night time to the rental of a then-20-year-old girl from Eire by way of the balcony in Praia da Rocha. The snoozing girl used to be then woke up by means of the masked suspect at knifepoint and raped.
The accused could also be imagined to have filmed huge portions of the assault with a video digicam he had introduced.
In April 2007, the defendant allegedly ambushed a 10-year-old German lady enjoying at the seashore at Salema within the district of Faro in Portugal, dressed in most effective footwear and in a different way bare. He allegedly pressured her to look at him carry out a intercourse act.
Ten years later, he’s stated to have performed a an identical crime in opposition to a woman at a playground at Sao Bartolomeu de Messines in Portugal. Prosecutors say the lady ran to her father for assist and the suspect used to be arrested by means of Portuguese police on the scene.
Underneath German legislation, German nationals accused of crimes in different nations can also be attempted of their house nation.
Investigators imagine the 45-year-old additionally killed Madeleine, then 3, after abducting her from a vacation rental in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on Might 3, 2007. On the other hand, he has now not been charged together with her disappearance.
Brueckner, who has reportedly denied any involvement within the case, used to be recognized as a suspect within the McCann case by means of Portuguese officers in June 2020.