A Polish lady who thought she might be Madeleine McCann, a British woman who went lacking from a household trip in Portugal 16 years in the past, has obtained the outcomes of a DNA take a look at exhibiting she is 100% Polish.
The Polish woman, Julia Faustyna, who additionally goes by Julia Wendlet, had been claiming for weeks on Instagram and TikTok that she could also be McCann, who disappeared at age 3, as a result of similarities of their look and age.
“Julia’s take a look at outcomes are again. We lastly know the truth,” Fia Johansson, a psychic social media star who supplied to symbolize Faustyna as a spokesperson throughout her quest for solutions, stated in a Tuesday assertion posted to Instagram.
“The take a look at outcomes revealed that she is 100% of Polish coronary heart, with negligible affect from Lithuania and Russia,” Johansson continued. “The DNA take a look at outcomes didn’t present any connection to British and even German roots.”
Faustyna amassed tens of 1000’s of followers – lots of whom have been crucial of her claims on her Instagram account, @iammadeleinemccann, on account of her hypothesis on-line. She and Johansson even appeared on Dr. Phil collectively final month, however Johansson says it was by no means about web fame.
“She actually believed what she was saying, and with so many questions on her childhood it’s straightforward to grasp the place she was coming from,” Johansson stated.
Faustyna’s account started posting images in February. The Polish lady stated she has a spot in her proper eye and a magnificence mark on her cheek that resemble McCann’s. She additionally claimed that particulars of her childhood don’t add up, main her to consider that she was kidnapped as a toddler.
Faustyna has apparently reunited together with her father following the DNA test results, in accordance with Johansson, and McCann remains to be lacking.
The lacking woman’s dad and mom, Kate and Gerry McCann, together with their three youngsters – Madeleine and twins Sean and Amelie – have been on trip in Praia da Luz, Portugal, when Madeleine was taken from her bed on Might 3, 2007. The household was staying in a ground-floor house.
“As a result of an energetic police investigation, Gerry and Kate will not be issuing any statements or giving interviews except requested by The Metropolitan Police,” a spokesperson for the Official Discover Madeleine Marketing campaign beforehand informed Fox Information Digital in a press release.
The Metropolitan Police of London informed Fox Information Digital that they don’t have any new touch upon the investigation.
“We proceed to assist colleagues in Germany with their investigation,” the Met Police stated.
In 2020, German police named convicted little one abuser and drug seller Christian Brueckner, 45, as a suspect within the 3-year-old’s disappearance, although Brueckner, a German citizen, continues to disclaim involvement within the case.
McCann’s household is accepting donations for the seek for Madeleine via their web site, findmadeleine.com.
The Related Press contributed to this report.