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Old 25.09.2012, 04:43
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Going to a secret meeting with the wife, kids and Granny does not seem very likely either.
Why doesn't it? Would it be less conspicious, to show up in an overcoat, dressed like Slone^s father on Ferris Bueller's Day off?
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Old 08.10.2012, 10:34
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

Just updating this thread with the latest--

According to the Tribune de Geneve, this crime takes a turn towards Switzerland now. Seems that there is some linkages and possible questioning going on with a Swiss private bank in Geneva now.

http://www.tdg.ch/geneve/actu-genevo...story/23767629

http://www.tdg.ch/monde/faits-divers...story/12068258
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

I don't think we'll ever know who and why did this killing.
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Old 14.10.2012, 07:08
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I don't think we'll ever know who and why did this killing.
why not ? you have to give some time to the investigators ! Real investigations take more than 50 minutes
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Old 14.10.2012, 10:46
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

According to the Daily Mail it was Mossad, and both the French cyclist and the Iraqi chap were the intended targets, having arranged a rendezvous to swap secrets with the Iranians or something.

I don't believe a word of it. How would Mossad get the sharks all the way up to the Alps? They just haven't thought it through...
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Old 14.10.2012, 11:41
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

Mossad have carried out targeted assassinations for decades, so it's certainly possible

The fact that two of the primary victims had some connection to Iraq and Nuclear industry and that the photos they developed showed it was likely an unexpected ambush/attack gives some fuel to the theory that it was politically motivated...We live in the drone age now, global killings now seems to be a sport
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Old 21.10.2012, 13:15
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

The police now think the cyclist was shot before the family,

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-20013483
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Old 21.10.2012, 13:16
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Yeah, read that...Such a bizarre story but even that explanation was difficult to understand fully - I mean, how on earth do they actually determine the sequence of everything?
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Old 28.10.2012, 11:05
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

Who knows if this is relevant?
From tody's papers;
"Saddam Hussein deposited £840,000 in a Swiss bank account belonging to the father of the British engineer murdered with his wife and mother-in-law in the Alps, it has been claimed."
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Old 28.10.2012, 13:08
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

Here's a clearer explanation of what the police believe happened:

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...d-8229438.html

The cyclist was killed first because he was run over by the British family trying to escape in their car. Pretty clear evidence, IMHO...

Seems that it was a lone nutter using a pre-war Luger.

So no Mossad, no professional killer, no mysterious rendez-vous (see my previous post ).

Of course all this could be an elaborate cover-up for something more sinister. But it probably isn't.
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Old 17.11.2012, 14:58
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

French are going with random nutter now...

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2012...-random-attack
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Old 17.11.2012, 16:04
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French are going with random nutter now...


Headline is "Police have found no motive in British family's murders and are looking for 'unbalanced people capable of extreme violence"

Oh well, there are enough football & hockey fans around the world to keep the police busy for ever
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Old 30.04.2013, 10:36
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

After nearly 6 months we get a description of a vehicle suspected to have been used in the crime, a right-hand drive 4x4, possibly a grey or black BMW X5

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-22345538

If they know it's a RHD then do they have an image of the driver?
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Old 30.04.2013, 10:43
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After nearly 6 months we get a description of a vehicle suspected to have been used in the crime, a right-hand drive 4x4, possibly a grey or black BMW X5

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-22345538

If they know it's a RHD then do they have an image of the driver?
If you had asked anyone to guess what vehicle may have been involved in a crime that has the hallmarks of a gangland killing involving Brits, you would of got, based on trend and prior incidents, a 4x4 of either Range Rover or BMW proportions.

So, square one it is.
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Old 01.05.2013, 22:39
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After nearly 6 months we get a description of a vehicle suspected to have been used in the crime, a right-hand drive 4x4, possibly a grey or black BMW X5

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-22345538

If they know it's a RHD then do they have an image of the driver?
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

You are officially vindicated!
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

Documentary on Channel 4, tonight at 2200 BST/2300 CET, looking at the shooting which is still unsolved.

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-alps-murders
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

There's been an arrest in the UK.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-23031076

It's been updated to say they arrested Saad's brother.

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Old 04.11.2013, 20:46
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

Today! detectives investigating murder of British family last year issue sketch of bearded man with rare type of motorcycle helmet. French investigators have known of the bearded motorcyclist since the beginning of the inquiry

I expect they had good reasons to delay
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Re: French shooting killing 4 British

Still not making much progress:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-25741344

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