Madeleine McCann suspect Christian Brueckner claims German police are vying to body him for numerous crimes in the hope he will crack and confess.
Brueckner, 45, is presently serving a seven-12 months prison sentence for a rape he dedicated in Portugal in 2005.
He stated police were being hoping to make him confess to a string of other crimes so he can ‘escape from this psychological torture’.
Brueckner invested several many years in Portugal, which includes in the vacation resort of Praia da Luz all-around the time of Madeleine’s disappearance there in 2007, but denies any involvement and has not been charged — though he stays less than investigation on suspicion of her murder.
Madeleine McCann (suitable) suspect Christian Brueckner, 45, (still left) explained law enforcement in Germany have been striving to make him confess to a string of other crimes
Madeleine went lacking from this condominium in the resort of Praia da Luz, Portugal, though on holiday getaway there with her relatives in 2007
In a letter from jail received by The Mirror the convicted German rapist wrote: ‘There is no evidence at all that I fully commited any of these crimes. No DNA, almost nothing.
‘The prosecution are trying to trap me and hope that I will capitulate less than the mental tension.
‘They hope that I will just say “of course” to everything which will give me a chance to escape from this psychological torture.’
German prosecutor Hans Christian Wolters mentioned Maddie is dead and he is ‘100% sure’ Brueckner is to blame.
He claimed investigators are performing ‘solely’ on the investigation.
Previous thirty day period Brueckner was charged very last thirty day period with a string of intercourse crimes — but none of them relates to the disappearance of the British girl.
Christian Brueckner (remaining), was billed past thirty day period with a string of sex offences explained to have taken area in the Algarve among 2000 and 2017. He is also suspected of kidnapping Maddie (right) from the exact area in 2007, but has not been charged
Brueckner was not billed last thirty day period more than the disappearance of Madeleine McCann from the vacation apartment of mom and dad Kate and Gerry (pictured) in Praia da Luz
Brueckner was named as the person dependable for Madeleine’s May well 2007 abduction two decades back by German law enforcement in a fanfare which sparked around the globe media consideration.
Until previous month no expenses experienced been brought and the investigation experienced unsuccessful to positively connection him to Madeleine, inspite of prosecutors providing the heart-breaking information they experienced ‘concrete evidence’ the very little lady was dead and that Brueckner was the offender.
German investigators billed him on Oct 11 with five offences among 2000 and 2017, when Brueckner was travelling amongst his native Germany and Portugal.
They contain the rapes of two mysterious girls in Portugal, the rape of a 20-yr-old Irish lady in 2004, the sexual abuse of a 10-calendar year-previous German girl in April 2007 on a Portuguese beach – close to exactly where Madeleine vanished just a thirty day period afterwards – and another sexual abuse circumstance in 2017, once again in Portugal.
Brueckner’s law firm Friedrich Fulscher reported the new prices experienced appear as a ‘complete surprise’ to him and his consumer, and mentioned they were being centered on ‘dubious witnesses and on video proof that no one particular has been able to find’.
The expenses in relation to the rapes of the two not known girls occur following law enforcement were told about a movie recording of Brueckner allegedly attacking them.
Helge Busching and Manfred Seyferth – two essential witnesses and former pals of Brueckner’s – are said to have stolen the camera with the recording on it from the German’s dwelling around Praia da Luz on Portugal’s Algarve coastline.
In the footage – which has considering that disappeared – they describe how an elderly female and a younger woman are raped by a male who they discover as Brueckner,.
Brueckner is now charged with 5 intercourse assaults in the same area wherever Maddie vanished in 2007. He has been named as the main suspect in her disappearance, but not charged
The expenses introduced versus Brueckner involve a rape explained to have taken area sometime involving December 28, 2000 and April 8, 2006 on an mysterious female aged amongst 70-80 decades aged.
He is said to have tied the female up and raped her in the bed room of her holiday condominium and hit her with a whip though filming her ordeal.
On an additional working day involving the same dates he is accused of raping an unfamiliar 14-yr-old German-talking lady at his residence in Praia da Luz in a comparable way, allegedly tying her up and videotaping the act.
In June 2004, the defendant allegedly gained accessibility at night to the apartment of a then-20-year-aged lady from Ireland by way of the balcony in Praia da Rocha. The sleeping girl was then awakened by the masked suspect at knifepoint and raped.
The accused is also alleged to have filmed large parts of the assault with a video camera he experienced brought.
In April 2007, the defendant allegedly ambushed a 10-yr-aged German woman participating in on the seaside at Salema in the district of Faro in Portugal, donning only sneakers and if not naked. He allegedly pressured her to view him conduct a intercourse act.
Ten yrs later on, he is reported to have carried out a very similar criminal offense against a female at a playground at Bartolomeu de Messines in Portugal. Prosecutors say the female ran to her father for aid and the suspect was arrested by Portuguese police at the scene.
Below German legislation, German nationals accused of crimes in other international locations can be tried in their residence region.
Investigators imagine the 45-calendar year-old also killed Madeleine, then 3, just after abducting her from a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz, Portugal, on Could 3 2007. Even so, he has not been billed with her disappearance.
Brueckner, who has reportedly denied any involvement in the circumstance, was recognized as a suspect in the McCann circumstance by Portuguese officials in June 2020.