Surrey Police Assistant Chief Constable Rob Price says they are doing all they can to help French police in their investigation into the deaths of four people shot dead in a car park in the French Alps.
Saad al-Hilli, an Iraqi-born engineer, wasÂ shot deadÂ along with his 47-year-old wife, Iqbal, and a 77-year-old woman believed to be a relative.
A cyclist named as Sylvian Mollier, 45, is thought to have been killed after stumbling across the attack.
In a joint statement by British and French officers outside Woking police station, Assistant Chief Constable Rob Price said Surrey police have sent family liaison officers to France.
The head of operations for Surrey police said: “This is a French-led investigation.
“Surrey police will do all we can in the support of the effective investigation on behalf of our French colleagues.
“Throughout that support I want to place the emphasis on the victims of this tragic incident and Surrey police, again working with our French colleagues, will be ensuring all those who need support will get the support.
“Specifically, Surrey police have deployed specially trained family liaison officers both here in the UK and abroad in France.”
Colonel Marc de Tarle of the Gendarmerie said cooperation “both on the human level and the technical level” between the British and French authorities was going smoothly.
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