Shooting victim was girls' gran: police
AFP · 10 Sep 2012, 10:11
Published: 10 Sep 2012 10:11 GMT+02:00
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"Evidence gathered in Britain has enabled us to establish that the woman was the maternal grandmother," Maillaud said.
Investigators had struggled to establish the identity of the Iraqi-born Swedish national who was killed alongside her daughter, Ikbal, son-in-law Saad al-Hilli and Frenchman Sylvain Mollier in an execution-style attack on September 5.
The identities of Saad and Ikbal al-Hilli had been established quickly because one of the survivors, four-year-old Zeena, was able to tell police that they were her parents.
The little girl however had said she did not know the elderly woman very well.