Her supporters believe that reporter Martin Brunt and, or, Sky News boss Rupert Murdoch should be held to account for her death.
Ofcom, the television regulator in the UK, has received a batch of complaints about Sky's interview with Leyland. Most however were only made once her death was announced Monday.
She was found dead Saturday at a hotel.
Police have a dossier of allegations against McCann twitter trolls. How Leyland was selected for interview is not known. Was she the only McCann troll publicly revealed and if so why?
Posting on twitter, under the pseudonym Sweepyface, Leyland was quick to call Mr. and Mrs. McCann names. In November she tweeted the BBC programme Crimewatch: “I think you and the Met know as millions of us do that the McCanns may be complicit in Madeleines fate, don’t let us down!!” The Guardian report continues "In the same month she tweeted: “Q ‘how long must the McCanns suffer’ answer ‘for the rest of their miserable lives’.”
Ms. Leyland when confronted insisted she was entitled to express her opinion.
Her cause of death is not known at this time but social media gossips suspect suicide. Police have said there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.