Man arrested over 2012 murders of British family released and ‘ruled out’ of investigation

A man who was arrested over the 2012 murder of a British family and a cyclist in the French Alps has been released and has been “ruled out” as a suspect in the investigation, prosecutors said.
On Wednesday, police detained the man for questioning as part of a new investigation into the killing of Saad al Hilli, 50; his wife Iqbal, 47, and mother-in-law Suhaila al Allaf, 74, on a road near Annecy on 5 September 2012.

All three died after their BMW was sprayed with bullets at point-blank range in a lay-by.
French cyclist Sylvain Mollier, 45, also died after being shot seven times.
In a statement, the Annecy prosecutor said: “No charges have been brought against the person who was questioned.


“The explanation given and the verifications done allow us to rule out his participation in the facts. The investigation continues.”

Source : Sky News