Report: Police Believe Madeleine McCann Was Murdered By 'Panicked Pedophile'

Detectives investigating the disappearance of missing British girl Madeleine McCann are close to concluding she was killed the night she vanished after her abductor panicked when the child screamed, the London Daily Mail reported Monday.

Portuguese police are reportedly considering clearing the girl's parents, Kate and Gerry McCann, of wrongdoing in in the mystery, which has garnered worldwide attention.

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The 4-year-old child vanished on May 3 from a vacation home in Praia de Luz, Portugal, while her parents ate dinner with friends nearby.

Police believe an intruder may have stalked the McCann family and snatched the girl, according to the Mail.