Miguel Salcedos Coelho
Place of Work: Tapas restaurant, OC
Comes to the process as a witness. He has worked at the OC for
about two years, during the first year he was worked in the
Millenium restaurant and this year he is a chef in the Tapas
He arrived in Portugal in February of this year and his working
hours are 14.30 to 23.00 without interruption.
He normally works inside the kitchen, however, as the barbecues
are done outside he goes to the grills and observes the tables
and the guests.
In spite of having seen Madeleine's parents several times
knowing that they were part of a group of nine guests, he never
talked to them or had any kind of relation with them.
He knows some Portuguese people from Lagos but nobody ever asked
him anything about the functioning of the resort
On 3rd May he arrived for work as usual and did not see anyone
On that night everything was normal as on other days and he did
not see anyone or any situation out of the ordinary in the
When questioned, he says that he did not notice when the guests
left, at about 22.00 his cousin told him what had happened,
seeing as the witness had been inside the fridge (cold store).
When questioned he said that he did not see anything unusual.
Reads, ratifies, signs.