But since the murders, DuPont De Ligonnès seems to be everywhere, like a chilling Where's Waldo. But some believe he did not then flee the country to live guilt- and family-free. These theories about Xavier Dupont De Ligonnès and where he might have gone explain why cases like this are so hard to solve. It would also fit in with the religious icons and it would be an excellent place to get away from his debt. With Netflix's global reach, if Xavier is going to be found, we're really hoping that the Netflix audience will find him. If he had been killed along with his family, it would make sense that his body would have been found among the others. See why nearly a quarter of a million subscribers begin their day with the Starting 5. Meurer said: "Xavier, we got the most interesting tip. "We need a very specific lead, because those leads come in from all over the world. Of these, the biggest lead was in the case of Count Xavier. And if that's what happened, then chances are, he will never be found. In "House of Terror," we learned that the French count has systematically murdered his wife, his four children, and their two dogs, only to disappear without a trace. According to the RadioTimes, there have been over 900 reported sightings of him in the last decade; there was even a manhunt when someone believed they saw him on CCTV in 2016. Viewers with any information are asked to leave a tip on the Unsolved Mysteries website at unsolved.com. In 2019, it seemed like he'd done just that when there was a reported sighting of him outside a French monastery. The line is available 24 hours every day. A viewer has sent in a photo of a man in Chicago who spoke with a French accent and looks like Xavier. She added: "This is just a stranger—we don't have a name, we don't have anything specific. You have 4 free articles remaining this month, Sign-up to our daily newsletter for more articles like this + access to 5 extra articles. Unsolved Mysteries Season 1, Episode 3 comes bearing the thriller-esque title "House of Terror." By the time of the murders, he was deep in debt, and his father's death left him in charge of a legacy he could not save. So we're hoping he's catchable if he's alive, because of Netflix reach, global reach, or national reach.". The lack of any evidence of anyone else breaking into the house and the amount of care taken in these killings and burials point to the murderer being Xavier — especially when it was revealed that Xavier, who was born the son of a count, had squandered the family fortune. That being said, Xavier's disappearance has meant this case has never been closed. True crime fans could be close to a breakthrough on the subject of Episode 3, Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès. After the grisly discovery, investigators began searching for Dupont de Ligonnes who had gone missing, homing in on the French Riviera and Provence, after tracing purchases with his bank card at two area hotels, according to a source close to the police investigation. Since the bodies were found two weeks ago, we have learned more about Xavier Dupont de Ligonnes, whose handsome if bland features look out from every news stand. Their only problem was, Xavier had disappeared and has never been found. Here are a few theories about what happened. However, Meurer, who also co-created the original Unsolved Mysteries series, warned true crime fans from jumping to conclusions, as so many of them already have in the case of Rob Endres. This is the untold truth of the Dupont de Ligonnes murders. But when the man was followed and captured by Scottish police, he turned out not to be Xavier. "Unsolved Mysteries" on Netflix may be about to solve its first case, as series co-creator Terry Dunn Meurer revealed she has received a major tip about Count Xavier Dupont de Ligonnès. According to the episode, all four children were given sleeping pills and then shot. That remains unclear. If you have thoughts of suicide, confidential help is available for free at the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The case of the Dupont de Ligonnès family murders and disappearance of the father, Xavier, remains one of France's most shocking and disturbing crimes. A holy order is probably one of the last places people would look for a suspected murderer. To continue reading login or create an account. It is generally accepted that Xavier DuPont De Ligonnès most likely killed his wife and children. They sent us a photo, and it really did look like Xavier. Wherever he went, it's possible he died and was buried under whatever name he was using. There's no evidence there was another murderer. However, his sister insists her brother is innocent. It took a couple of days for the truth to be revealed about Chris’ involvement in his family’s disappearance and why he, in fact, did kill his family.