October 14th, 2013
08:28 PM ET

John Walsh: Madeleine McCann could be alive

The lead investigator in the case of Madeleine McCann, a British toddler who disappeared in 2007, says two different people came up with the same name in response to a computer-generated sketch of a man they want to question.

The man was seen by witnesses carrying a child matching Madeleine McCann's description on the night she vanished.

UK police make new push for leads in Madeleine McCann's disappearance

McCann went missing just a few days before her fourth birthday during a family vacation in Portugal.

OutFront: John Walsh. He profiled McCann's case several times on America's Most Wanted and has met with Madeleine McCann's parents.

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  1. Elizabeth

    Of course Madeleine McCann could still be alive. If there were no possibility that she were still alive, people would not be working so hard to track this child down and find her abductors SIX YEARS after she vanished from her parents' hotel room in Portugal. John Walsh irritates me to no end with his "so obvious they are stupid" proclamations like this one; however, he has done a great deal on behalf of missing children, after his own tragedy, so one can only admire his mission to help find these kids. I do hope the new leads help Madeleine McCann to be re-united with her parents who have not given up hope of her return. Truly, I haven't either, and I continue to wish for a good end to this story.

    November 23, 2013 at 9:13 pm | Reply
  2. Kathy Paynter

    The person-of-interest in the Madeleine McCann disapearance case looks like the man who (falsely) confessed to the JonBenet Ramsey murder to get extradited out of a Tailand jail.

    October 18, 2013 at 3:34 pm | Reply

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