AN elegant Frenchman suspected of murdering his mother and 4 kids has been arrested in a UK after 8 years.
Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès, who would be 58 today, has not been seen given a massacre in Apr 2011.
He went on a run after a bodies of Agnes, 49, and children Tomas, 21, Arthur, 18, Anne, 16, and Benoit, 13, were found buried in a garden of a family residence in Nantes, western France, along with their dual pet Labradors.
On Friday night French media reported that De Ligonnès had been arrested during Glasgow Airport following a moody from Paris.
A source said: “He was travelling underneath a fake brand and had altered his coming completely.”
“He did not try and conflict arrest, though information corresponded with what is on a Europol hunt card. It is now being double checked. He is now in a hands of Scottish police.”
LAST SPOTTED ON CCTV IN 2011
Europol is a European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation has helped in a eight-year hunt for De Ligonnès.
Last year military searched subterraneous caves and deserted potassium mines in a area around Roquebrune-sur-Argens, in a south of France, where De Ligonnès was speckled by a CCTV camera in Apr 2011.
He had fled Nantes a few days progressing after neighbours reported not carrying seen any of a family for some-more than 3 weeks.
Detectives who visited primarily found a severed leg underneath a garden terrace, and afterwards unclosed a bodies of those who had been killed.
De Ligonnès was technically a count who could snippet his origin behind many generations.
In confiscated emails he pronounced that he deliberate himself to be partial of a Roman Catholic chosen that was higher to ‘the masses’.
De Ligonnès was final seen on Apr 15 2011, when he left a bill hotel during Roquebrune-sur-Argens, abandoning his automobile there.
He was prisoner on a camera wearing a trek as he strolled by a automobile park into a surrounding countryside.
An endless hunt was carried out in a area between Apr and Jun 2011 and – behaving on new information – military resumed it final year, though found nothing.
There was a speculation that De Ligonnès might have committed self-murder in a days after a slaughter.
SUSPECT INHERITED RIFLE BEFORE KILLINGS
However, prosecutors had never ruled out a probability that De Ligonnès was vital rough, or being dark by members of his extended family, who possess nation homes around France.
Five months before a murders, De Ligonnès pronounced he had hereditary a .22 purloin from his father and started aim use during a Nantes sharpened club.
Receipts found in his residence also exhibit that he bought a silencer, as good as a spade, a two-wheel trolley, marker lime, and other apparatus that could have been used to bury a bodies.
It also emerged that De Ligonnès, who ran a series of internet businesses, had serious financial difficulties. Among those he had been seeking for income was a mistress in Paris.
According to Scottish military a arrested man’s ‘digital fingerprints’ conform to that those available for De Ligonnès, French media reported.
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