Saturday, 08 September 2012 21:10
CLAYGATE: French and British police on Saturday began searching the home of a British family murdered in the French Alps, as autopsies revealed each victim was shot twice in the head.
Forensics officers in protective overalls entered the house in a quiet commuter village outside London to look for clues to Wednesday's killing of four adults and the wounding of a child.
A party including at least two French police officers in civilian clothes was escorted into the large mock-Tudor fronted house in Claygate, some 25 kilometres (15 miles) southwest of the British capital.
Scene of crime officers erected a tent outside the front door and put on blue and white overalls, face masks and hair nets to begin the process of searching for evidence that might explain the killings.
Carrying clipboards and cameras amd wearing blue gloves, the forensics team started their search as uniformed British police officers guarded the entrance gate.
A French ...