Keyword: Hélène Pastor
The trial has opened in the southern French town of Aix-en-Provence of ten people accused of taking part in the killings in the Rivierra city of Nice four years ago of Monaco multi-billionaire Hélène Pastor and her chauffeur, including Pastor's son-in-law who is alleged to have hired two hitmen with the aim of inheriting the property owner's huge fortune.
Pole Wojciech Janowski says he did not fully police and now denies having ordered the killing in May of 77-year-old Helene Pastor in Nice.
Wojciech Janowski is still being quizzed over murder of his mother-in-law Hélène Pastor; her daughter Sylvie has been freed without charge.
The son-in-law of wealthy property owner Hélène Pastor is also among those being questioned following her ambush murder in May in Nice.