Shop owner in Praia da Luz says they do not want to be reminded of Maddie's disappearance any more
BY ANTONELLA LAZZERI
2nd July 2016, 10:23 pm
“MISSING” posters of Madeleine McCann have all been taken down in the resort where she vanished.
The pictures are no longer in bars, restaurants, supermarkets or the local church.
Disappearance … Maddie went missing in 2007 from a holiday resort while her parents were dining nearby
Madeleine, then aged three, disappeared in 2007 while on holiday in Praia da Luz on Portugal’s Algarve.
A source close to the McCann family said: “It’s like Maddie has gone missing again and like some people want to erase all memory that she was ever there.”
At the church where Madeleine’s parents Kate and Gerry, both 48, went to pray almost daily after she vanished, a candle-lit prayer spot has been cleared away.
Maddie’s parents Kate and Gerry McCann have never given up hope of finding her
During a recent visit one local shop owner told the Sun on Sunday: “Everything has gone, it’s as if Madeleine has vanished for the second time. People don’t want to be reminded any more.
Praia da Luz, where Madeleine McCann was taken from
“Praia da Luz needs tourists and her abduction hit us hard. After so many years we are busy again and that’s good. Next year is the tenth anniversary but people don’t want the attention again.”
The apartment from which Madeleine went missing, which stood empty for years, now has a new owner and bars across the window of the bedroom she slept in.
A woman living there said: “I don’t want to talk about what happened here before.”
When asked if people will ever learn what really happened, Mr Amaral responded: “Yes, we will, when MI5 opens the case files, we will find out".
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