By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline
Published: 22:28 GMT, 29 November 2020 | Updated: 22:32 GMT, 29 November 2020
The chief suspect in the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is being moved to a maximum security former Gestapo guillotine jail ahead of interrogation in the New Year.
Christian Brueckner, 43, a convicted rapist and paedophile, is serving a 21-month sentence on an unrelated drugs matter at a prison in Kiel.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
In January, he will be transferred south to the Category A Wolfenbuttel prison to start a seven-year sentence for raping a 72-year-old woman in Praia da Luz in 2005.
Wolfenbuttel is infamous for being a major execution centre used by the Third Reich to hang and guillotine deserters, PoWs, and civilians during the Second World War.
Brueckner was previously remanded at the prison ahead of last year's trial for raping the elderly American woman.
Christian Brueckner, 43, will be transferred south to the Category A Wolfenbuttel prison to start a seven-year sentence for raping a 72-year-old woman in Praia da Luz in 2005
Madeleine was three years old at the time of her disappearance in 2007 from an apartment where her family was on holiday in Praia da Luz in Portugal's Algarve region