Saad al-Hilli's brother 'very encouraged' by Alps arrest

Zaid al-Hilli told ITV News that his family was "very encouraged" by the arrest made in the investigation into the death of his brother and his family.

"We are very encouraged by the recent developments. Hopefully we will get to the truth," he said.

But he added: "I don't want to raise my hopes."

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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.