Julia Faustyna reportedly takes DNA test to discover if she is Madeleine McCann or Livia Schepp
Polish woman Julia Faustyna, says she has taken a DNA test to prove if she is missing person Madeleine McCann, who was three when she vanished from a Portugal apartment while on holiday with her family in 2007.
Faustyna’s private investigation into her true identity has also now expanded to consider the possibility that she might also be a different missing child, Swiss girl Livia Schepp.
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Aside from disputed physical similarities between Faustyna and McCann, one of the key points in Faustyna’s theory is that she recognises a suspect in the McCann case, from facial composite image 4B from the Find Madeleine website, as her own abuser.
Faustyna’s spokesperson, psychic medium and private investigator Dr Fia Johansson said this could link her to a number of missing persons cases, adding that Faustyna had recently performed DNA test which will be used to narrow their investigation.
“The same man could be connected to Madeleine and other missing children - this is how predators and traffickers work,” she told The Sun.
“Julia has taken a DNA test and we are investigating if it’s possible to check her DNA with that of missing Livia.
“We are investigating all possibilities at this stage.
“I’ve spoken to her about this and she is open to the fact she could be any missing child out there - not just Madeleine. Julia just wants to know the truth about who she is.”
Faustyna claims she has post-traumatic amnesia as a result of being sexually abused as a child, and has few memories of her childhood. The earliest moments she can recall are of holidays.
“But I completely don’t recall my mother being there, for example, or my stepfather, much less my dad,” she claims.
Twins Alessia and Livia Schepp were six when they were abducted from Switzerland in 2011 by their father, who committed suicide in Italy days later. When police found the body, there was no sign of the girls.
There are discrepancies between the ages of McCann, Schepp and 21-year-old Faustyna - but the Polish woman believes it is possible her true age has been falsified in fraudulent documents.
Faustyna’s parents appear to have released a statement on Polish Missing Person’s website Missing Years Ago disputing those claims, citing mental illness and an a desire for attention, adding that they are working with local police.
But Johansson has hit back at the website which published the statement, saying it is unofficial and may not have even come from Faustyna’s parents.
She claims her inquiries with Wroclaw Police have uncovered the department is not involved in any investigations regarding Madelaine McCann or Julia Faustyna.
7NEWS.com.au has contacted Wroclaw police, Operation Grande and Metropolitan Police UK for comment.
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