Before convincing a jury the defendant is guilty, prosecutors must prove the missing person is dead and died as a result of a crime.
And as we all know the McCanns have made damn sure a body will never be recovered!
Paulo Rebelo 'The investigation is still pointing in the right direction'
"While one or both of them may be innocent, there is no clear evidence that eliminates them from involvement in Madeleine's disappearance."
Graphic: Louis Turner