Madeleine McCann’s dad and mom have issued a press release after a Polish girl claiming to be the missing British girl obtained the outcomes of a DNA take a look at apparently proving that she just isn’t.
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, however DNA take a look at outcomes apparently present that she just isn’t British in any respect.
“There isn’t something to report at the moment. If and when there may be, it would come from The Metropolitan Police,” a household spokesperson advised The New York Submit.
Faustyna amassed tens of 1000’s of followers – lots of whom have been crucial of her claims – on her Instagram account, @iammadeleinemccann. She and Fia Johansson, a psychic social media star who supplied to characterize Faustyna as her spokesperson, even appeared on Dr. Phil collectively final month, however Johansson says it was by no means about web fame.
“The take a look at outcomes revealed that she is 100% of Polish coronary heart, with negligible affect from Lithuania and Russia,” Johansson stated in a Tuesday assertion posted to Instagram. “The DNA take a look at outcomes didn’t present any connection to British and even German roots.”
“She really 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 continued.
Faustyna’s account started posting images in February. The Polish girl 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 imagine that she was kidnapped as a toddler.
Faustyna has apparently reunited along with her father following the DNA test results, in accordance with Johansson, and McCann continues to be lacking.
The lacking woman’s dad and mom, Kate and Gerry McCann, together with their three kids – Madeleine and twins Sean and Amelie – have been on trip in Praia da Luz, Portugal, when Madeleine was taken from her bed on Could 3, 2007. The household was staying in a ground-floor house.
“Attributable to 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 advised Fox Information Digital in a press release.
The Metropolitan Police of London advised Fox Information Digital that they haven’t any new touch upon the investigation.
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.
“We proceed to help colleagues in Germany with their investigation,” the Met Police stated.
McCann’s household is accepting donations for the seek for Madeleine by means of their web site, findmadeleine.com.
The Related Press contributed to this report.