Man 'mistakenly arrested in Glasgow' after authorities confuse him with French fugitive

French police say a man has been mistakenly arrested in Glasgow on suspicion that he was a French fugitive accused of killing his wife and four children eight years ago.

Xavier Dupont de Ligonns. Picture: AFP/Getty
Xavier Dupont de Ligonns. Picture: AFP/Getty

A French police spokesman said that French and Scottish investigators determined that the fingerprints of the man detained in Glasgow on Friday do not match those of missing suspect Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes.

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