A FIVE-year-old woman generally known as ‘Germany’s Madeleine’ vanished and not using a trace from a forest in Saxony-Anhalt in 2015.
The disappearance of Inga Gehricke, has been typically compared to the case of Madeleine McCann who vanished while on holiday in the Algarve resort of Praia da Luz in 2007.Inga Gehricke vanished from a forest in Saxony-Anhalt in 2015[/caption]
Eight years after Maddie’s disappearance, little Inga went missing during a household picnic in the northern city of Stendal.
The prime suspect in McCann’s abduction, pedophile Christian B& was investigated over the disappearance of the five-year-old as he owned a derelict property nearby which was searched by cops a yr later.
He was ruled out as a suspect in 2021.
Who is Inga Gehricke?
Inga Gehricke, five, has been referred to as the “German Madeleine” since she instantly disappeared in Germany in 2015.
When did she go missing?
Inga went missing on Might 2, 2015, from a forest in Schönebeck, Saxony-Anhalt, during a barbecue.
At the time of her disappearance, the woman was visiting the Wilhelmshof district of Stendal.
She went to gather wood for a campfire with other youngsters within the forest.
But, Inga didn't return, and there’s been no signal of her ever since.
Why has her disappearance been linked to Madeleine McCann?
Like Madeleine’s case, there has been no trace of lacking Inga.
A search with monitoring canine and police helicopters proved unsuccessful.
Cops have been left none the wiser despite more than 1,000 helpers, together with firefighters and cops, looking for her.
They turned up no clues as to her whereabouts.
Police stated on the time that they suspected the woman was kidnapped.
Head of the investigation, Reimar Klockziem, informed reporters in Germany that her disappearance was “inexplicable and unbelievable”.Christian B is the prime suspect in the Madeleine McCann case[/caption]
It was as if Inga had been “beamed away from the world”, he stated.
Bunte pointed out in Might 2020, that “just a few missing individual instances are usually not cleared up in Germany for a long time. Certainly one of them is that of Inga.”
The publication spoke to profiler Axel Petermann, who stated there was “no recognisable motive, no crime scene, no traces of a criminal offense, and no physique.”
Despite 5 years of police appeals and a reward of 25,000 euros for info leading to her whereabouts, Inga has never been discovered.German police raided a farmhouse in Neuwegersleben 2016 in relation to the disappearance of German youngster Inga Gehricke[/caption]
It has since been claimed within the German media that Christian B booked a parking area in a rest space lower than 60 miles from the spot the place Inga disappeared – on the similar time – close to Schönebeck.
9 months later, his ramshackle farmhouse in Neuwegersleben was raided in February 2016 in connection with the little woman’s disappearance.
But the line of inquiry was by no means pursued and the case on Christian B was closed shortly after.
The& convicted German paedo & is serving a seven-year sentence in Germany over the rape of a pensioner in Praia da Luz.
In October last yr, he was& charged& by& German& prosecutors with three offences of aggravated rape and two offences of the sexual abuse of youngsters, in alleged crimes spanning 17 years between 2000 and 2017.