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Police officers who are investigating the disappearance of missing British toddler Madeleine McCann are set to search a reservoir in Portugal. Sky News has reported that officials will begin work tomorrow (Tuesday 23 May) at the Arade dam, which 50km from where then three-year-old Madeleine went missing in Praia da Luz, Algarve, just over 16 years ago on 3 May 2007. British police will also be present during the search, according to Portuguese media reports.

It is said to be German police who have requested for the search of the reservoir, as it is allegedly a site that suspect Christian Brueckner would visit. Brueckner has always denied involvement in Madeleine's disappearance, but he has been a main suspect in the case for the last year. He is currently in prison for the rape of a woman in the same area of Portugal were Madeleine went missing but he has not been charged with any crime related to the youngster's disappearance.

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