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Mistress clue in French murder mystery

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Mistress clue in French murder mystery

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A missing Frenchman suspected of shooting his wife and four children dead had a secret mistress.

An unnamed woman from Paris has told investigators that she had a relationship with 50-year-old Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes.

She contacted police after hearing that he was on the run.

The woman said she had also taken steps to recover a 50,000 euro debt that de Ligonnes owed her.