The owner of the car in the Alps shooting named as 50-year-old Iraqi-born Saad Al-Hilli. A family including parents, an older woman and two children, were found in a bullet-ridden BMW near Chevaline in France. Saad Al-Hilli lived in Claygate, Surrey. He was reportedly the secretary of aerial photography company, AMS 1087, since 2007.
Eric Maillaud, the Annecy prosecutor, confirmed today that the French cyclist, the man and the older woman were all killed by bullets to the head.
Detectives discovered 15 spent bullet casings around the car, which was locked and the engine running when it was discovered.
A four-year-old girl was found to be missing after police spoke to campers at Le Solitaire du Lac campsite in Saint Jorioz.
She was eventually discovered hiding beneath her mother’s legs in the car where she had remained for up to eight hours. Source
Saad Al Hilli’s daughters, Zaina, 8, and Zehab, 4, are being looked after by British police. Al Hilli’s wife has been identified as dentitst, Ikbal.