French Alps murders mystery persists five years on


French investigators admit that time is running out in their efforts to explain the murders on September 5th 2012 of British-Iraqi family members Saad al-Hilli, 50, his wife Iqbal, 47, and her 74-year-old mother, who were shot dead in a layby near the French Alps village of Chevaline along with French cyclist Sylvain Mollier.

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Five years ago on Tuesday, Saad and Iqbal al-Hilli were found shot to death on a remote road near Annecy along with Iqbal’s mother, Suhaila al-Allaf. The body of Sylvain Mollier, a French cyclist, was found lying metres away, reports FRANCE 24.