Police in the UK have confirmed the arrest of a man in France in connection with the murder of four people in the Alps.
British engineer Saad al- Hilli, his wife Iqbal, her mother Suhaila al-Allaf and French cyclist Sylvain Mollier were all killed in the attack on September 5 2012.
In a statement Surrey police said:
"Surrey Police can confirm that an arrest has been made in France today in connection with the murders of four people near Annecy, southern France in September 2012.
"The arrest has resulted from a line of enquiry in France and is not as a result of the investigation carried out in the UK."
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