Sources in France suggest the man arrested in connection with French Alps shooting is the brother of Saad Al-Hilli - Zaid. He was arrested at an address in Chessington on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder
A man held by police in connection with the deaths of the Al-Hilli family in the French Alps last year has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder.
Surrey Police said the suspect, who they did not name was held at an address in Chessington at around 7.30am on Sunday "and is currently in police custody where he will be interviewed".
Surrey Police set up a Joint Investigation Team to work with French police on solving the brutal murders.
The al-Hillis' four-year-old daughter Zeena lay undiscovered under her mother's corpse in their BMW for eight hours after the shooting, while her seven-year-old sister Zainab was found with serious injures after being shot and beaten.
Surrey police said today's arrest was pre-planned and the result of on-going inquiries.
A 54-year-old man was arrested in Surrey today in connection with the murders of Saad and Ikbal Al-Hilli, Mrs Al-Hilli's mother Suhaila al-Allaf, and cyclist Sylvain Mollier, who were all shot dead near Annecy, in the French Alps in September last year, Surrey Police said.