According to the Correia da PJ, unless you have a more reliable source.
How long had she been interrogated for by that time? And under what circumstances? If someone could provide a full video of her entire time in police custody at that initial time, I'd go through it and perhaps change my assessment.
Chronology of events.
12 SEPTEMBER 2004
Joana Cipriano (8) is last seen in Figueira, Portimão.
Sun 18 SEPTEMBER 2004
The child's mother, Leonor Cipriano, claims that the girl was abducted.
Tue 21 SEPTEMBER 2004
Leonor Cipriano being questioned at Faro Directorate by PJ, spends
Tuesday night at the Directorate.
Wed 22 SEPTEMBER 2004
Leonor Cipriano taken home to Figueira by PJ officers in order to
undertake a house search.
Thur 23 SEPTEMBER 2004
Leonor Cipriano spent the night at home under police surveillance, being
taken back to the Faro Directorate by the PJ this morning.
Fri 24 SEPTEMBER 2004
Leonor Cipriano taken to Court along with brother John
for first hearing.
Sat 25 SEPTEMBER 2004 (2.30am)
Leonor Cipriano remanded in custody. John Cipriano
released on bail.