French Alps shooting: live update of investigation


Embarassed officials explain why four year-old girl was left hiding under her dead mother eight hours after police found murder victims' car. 

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The Guardian is offering live coverage of developments in the French investigation into the massacre of three members of a family from Surrey, found shot in their car at a picnic spot in the Alps, which also left a local man dead and a seven year-old girl seriously wounded. A four year-old escaped unharmed but spent eight hours unseen by police inside the bullet-riddled car as it remained untouched before the arrival of forensic experts.