Friday 18 August 2017

Detectives searching for Madeleine McCann have 'outstanding work left to do'

Madeleine McCann. Photo credit: PA Wire
Madeleine McCann. Photo credit: PA Wire
Madeleine McCann has been missing for almost ten years Photo:Getty

Margaret Davis

Detectives investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann have "outstanding work" left to do on the inquiry and may apply for more UK Home Office funding.

In April, then-home secretary Theresa May granted the team £95,000 to keep the investigation going, with the cash expected to last until October.

On Wednesday, Scotland Yard said it would talk to the Home Office about funding.

A force spokesman said: "Whilst there remains outstanding work on this case, the Metropolitan Police Service will remain in dialogue with the Home Office regarding the continuation of funding."

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