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German police have been accused of withholding “bombshell evidence” that may prove who killed Madeleine McCann.
Met Police sources say they were not informed of the new evidence, with one former detective saying: “It seems extraordinary our officers are so much in the dark.
"It begs the question why we are still bothering to run an inquiry if the Germans are so dominant.”
Prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters said his investigators were “100% convinced” that jailed paedophile Christian Brueckner, 44, is responsible for killing Madeleine.
“We have that evidence now,” he said recently.
But detectives from the Met’s £12.5million Operation Grange said they have not even been shown proof she is dead.
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The girl, who vanished in 2007 in Portugal, is treated as a missing person.
One source said: “The German police have chosen to play things close to their chests.
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“We can only assume they have some bombshell evidence they have chosen to keep secret."
- Madeleine Mccann
- MET Police
- Missing Person
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