A French cyclist, Sylvain Mollier, was additionally shot lifeless on the identical time.
“A person was put in custody on January 12, 2022 at 8:05 a.m. (local) by the investigation unit of Chambéry in relation with the murder of the Al Hili family and Sylvain Mollier, dubbed the ‘Chevaline case,'” the assertion stated.
The arrest was carried out to confirm the suspect’s schedule, in response to the assertion.
His dwelling was additionally searched on Wednesday morning.
This just isn’t the primary time somebody has been put in custody by the investigation group. None of the earlier arrests led to a breakthrough or a cost.
Last September, against the law reconstruction was carried out in the village of Chevaline in the presence of many witnesses, in response to BFMTV. Investigators have been making an attempt to retrace the killer’s route and time their actions.
The causes for the assault stay a thriller.
Born in Baghdad, Iraq, in 1962, Saad al-Hilli was a naturalized British citizen who had lived in the United Kingdom for many years. He was an engineer working at Surrey Satellite Technology, a high-tech firm owned by EADS, an aerospace company that builds satellites.