The McCann family have told the press that new reports about a Portuguese man that the Portuguese police believed was a suspect is “pure speculation”.
The speculation claims a 40 year old man had been sacked from the Ocean Club holiday complex in Praia de Luz.
The same complex the McCanns were at the time that their daughter vanished in may 3rd 2007. It was claimed he was seeking revenge, Portuguese daily Correio da Manha said.
It was further reported that he died following a tractor accident in 2009 but police have interviewed his widow as part of their new investigation, according to the newspaper.
Clarence Mitchell, spoke on behalf Kate and Gerry McCann, saying: “We are aware of reports in the Portuguese press.
“They are pure speculation and the McCanns are not going to give a running commentary on every new report.”