Four people found dead near Lake Annecy in France
5 September 2012 Last updated at 21:24 BST
Four people are reported to have been shot dead in the peaceful surroundings of Lake Annecy in eastern France.
The bodies of three people were found in a British-registered BMW car near Chevaline, in the Haute Savoie region, according to local media.
A cyclist was also found dead nearby and a girl under 10 years old was discovered injured.
The BBC's Matthew Price says the British Foreign Office is urgently investigating the reports.