Man 'not being treated as suspect' in Alps murders

Police are currently searching the house of the man arrested as part of the investigation into the deaths of four people in 2012, in village near Chevaline.

The French prosecutor has said the man is not a suspect at this time but is being questioned because he resembles an e-fit and was in the area at the time of the killings. He could be released as early as this evening.

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French police release man held over Alps murders

No charges are being brought against a man arrested in connection with the killing of Saad al-Hilli and his family, French prosecutors have said. The 48-year-old has been released from police custody.