Aerial view of the Al-Hilli family murder crime scene near Annecy
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Alps murders: French police 'covering up', says brother

The brother of a British man killed along with his wife and mother-in-law while on holiday in the Alps in September 2012 has denied arranging their murder and described the accusations as 'ridiculous.'

Zaid-al-Hilli has accused the French police of "covering up" the real target of the killings and offered to take a lie-detector test.

He has never been charged and remains on bail after being arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to murder.

The French prosecutor said there was a very serious feud between the brothers, but this is denied by Zaid.

Jane Corbin reports.

Panorama: Murder in the Alps, BBC One, Monday 21 October at 21:00 BST and then available in the UK on the BBC iPlayer.

  • 20 Oct 2013
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