‘Perv Mad­die sus­pect had pic of my girl’

Daily Mirror - - NEWS - BY ANDY LINES

THE ex of Madeleine McCann prime sus­pect Chris­tian Brueck­ner has re­vealed how she dis­cov­ered he had abused her four-year-old daugh­ter.

The Ger­man woman says she met Brueck­ner, now 43, on a dat­ing site.

She says they first met in per­son at the open­ing of a restau­rant in Por­tu­gal where Brueck­ner worked.

They be­came close and she once texted him that he was “some­one spe­cial”.

When po­lice searched Brueck­ner’s work­place in Braun­schweig, Ger­many, they dis­cov­ered a dig­i­tal cam­era con­tain­ing im­ages of chil­dren, in­clud­ing her daugh­ter, be­ing abused.

In 2017 he was jailed for sex­ual abuse of a child and pos­ses­sion of abuse pho­tos and videos. He re­mains in jail for other of­fences.

ABUSE Chris­tian Brueck­ner

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