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Let's not get carried away...

First of all, the Chevaline murders ("Tuerie de Chevaline" in French) are no "cold case": the investigations have never stopped, even though no breakthrough have been made thus far. Actually, a new investigation team has been assigned last September: they organized a major 2-day re-enactment on the crime scene (Sept. 30- Oct. 1).

Following that, they reviewed all the deposition from the different witnesses, including the man who was kept in police custody, to "double check timeline elements". The man, a Lyon based business owner, has been first heard in 2015 and released. he was released again earlier this afternoon.

At this point, not a single new development that we know of: the mystery still stands.

As you reported above, this collective murder has generated a frenzy of wild speculation, but so far, that's all there is: speculation.

by Bernard (bernard) on Thu Jan 13th, 2022 at 06:33:09 PM EST
Was this witness the biker as many reported yesterday or the paraglider (biker #2). The first biker was a former policeman with plenty of small arms in his possession but was a local living in the village of Talloires.

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'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Jan 13th, 2022 at 06:57:53 PM EST
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The paraglider; he was interrogated a first time in 2015.

The small arms collector committed suicide in 2014.

by Bernard (bernard) on Thu Jan 13th, 2022 at 07:48:48 PM EST
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As I recall from memory, the person who committed suicide was the foreign legionnaire under investigation and linked to the Molliers.

Former foreign legionnaire Patrice Menegaldo, who knew Claire Schutz, committed suicide after he was questioned as a witness, without being placed under arrest.

After his death, it took another year to rule him out as suspect.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Jan 13th, 2022 at 08:53:39 PM EST
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Tuerie de Chevaline : de nouveaux actes d'enquête sur la scène du crime | Libération - Sept. 30, 2021 |

After the re-enactment, I was hopeful there would have been some leads ... today mystery still stands.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Thu Jan 13th, 2022 at 07:07:55 PM EST
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