Suspect in French Alps murders is an 'ex-policeman'

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The 48-year-old is said to be a quiet 'mountain man' and a gun enthusiast but authorities stress he has no direct link with any of the victims.

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A former policeman has been arrested in connection with the brutal murders of three members of a British-Iraqi family and a French cyclist near Lake Annecy in the Alps nearly a year and a half ago, a source close to the inquiry said Tuesday, reports FRANCE 24.