The four culprits of a triple murder in Purmerland in North Holland were convicted to sentences between ten and 20 yeas yesterday. The suspects killed three people at different times with a machine gun.
The elderly couple that were found dead in their homes in Middenbeemster on Tuesday night committed suicide. The police earlier thought that the couple were killed.
In the last few years, there have been more than 500 reports of honor killing in the Netherlands. In 2013, the number even rose. These incidents take the form of abuse, rape, kidnapping or murder, and are all in the effort to avenge someone.
The Public Prosecution Authority in the Netherlands will leave the prosecution of the 35-year old Aydan C. from Oisterwijk to Canadian authorities.
The ex-ABN Amro manager Jan Peter Schittmann (57), whose body was found together with his 57-year old wife's and his 22-year old daughter's, is now determined as the killer of his family. Schittmann suffered from depression.
Pinkpop organizer Jan Smeets is still expecting the Rolling Stones to perform at the festival in Landgraaf, he tells Show Vandaag. There was some doubt as to whether the band would want to perform due to the death of Mick Jagger's girlfriend L'Wren Scott.
An ex-train driver is calling attention to the lack of empathy given to conductors in train accidents.
The two men who were ran over by a train on Sunday, are now thought to have planned it as a "double suicide", de Week Krant reports.
A body was found on Monday evening in the waters of a pond in the Sonsbeeckpark in Breda.
Authorities have revoked the permit of a psychologist of whom an anorexic patient committed suicide in 2011.
Ernst Jansen Steur has been sentenced to 3 years in prison following a negligence hearing yesterday.
A 41-year old Dutchman was shot and killed in Poland on Sunday, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The man was shot by the ex of his partner, reported Polish media
The father who killed his 3-year-old daughter last week in Reuver, committed suicide an hour and a half later, determined the forensic doctor, based on the difference in body temperature
In Helmond, two officers were injured by a fire in a home. The resident had possibly turned on the gas . The officer suffered minor burns to their arms and face. The resident was killed.
The round-up of some of this week’s most noteworthy events and news stories features: the commotion around Zwarte Piet, Greenpeace still trying to free their crew, Netherlands and Russia trying resolve their recent issues with one another, and of course the American NSA
Following the commotion around a General Practitioner from Tuitjenhorn, who was suspended by the IGZ after he applied a palliative sedation, the Healthcare Inspectorate will talk with a number of professional organizations in the medical sector about responsible end-of-life care. The doctor later committed suicide.
The man who was killed on the A1 on Monday morning committed suicide, concluded the police after investigating the collision. The man walked on the freeway near his car, which he parked on the emergency lane.
A 46-year-old Tilburg resident tried to commit suicide by setting himself on fire. He did this in front of a supermarket where there were many witnesses.
A 47-year-old father and his three sons were found dead on Monday morning, in a bungalow park in the village of Schoonloo in Drenthe. This was reported by the police. The dead kids were two 10-year-old boys and a 2-year-old boy.
The aid failed to help the family, whose missing sons Julian and Ruben were found dead on Sunday. Since 2009 the family was known at Youth Care and especially the mother tried to raise the alarm. She feared for the welfare of her sons. This is shown from a reconstruction by NRC Handelsblad.
A search for the two missing brothers, Julian and Ruben, by civilians in Zeist, led to much commotion when two crosses were found in the woods near Sparrenheuvel. The police shut off the area and searched the soil with prods but did not find a sign of the boys, who have been missing for more than a week. “The result was unfortunately negative,” said a spokesman of the police.
A new search in Geulle (Limburg) by the police, for the missing brothers Ruben (9) and Julian (7), didn’t deliver any results on Sunday. “The brothers have not been found,” the police reported on Sunday evening. Monday the search will continue.
The police started the search because of ‘new information’. Which exact information that was, the police couldn’t say at this time.
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The wife of the late councilor Jo Dejong of Meerssen, in an interview broadcasted on Tuesday by the regional broadcasting L1 and by EénVandaag, alleged that the councilors of the municipality of Meerssen were all guilty.
Jo Dejong committed suicide on March 11, after the council had unanimously turned their back on him. This was after Dejong kissed a female officer of the municipality against her will at a carnival. He offered his apologies and resigned under the pressure, but the board did not want to have anything to do with him anymore.
Some citizens of Meerssen (Limburg), united with the Restoration of Democracy Group, believe that acting mayor Hans Schmidt of the municipality in Limburg must resign. They published this in a manifest last Saturday and they have an internet signature campaign going on.
Meerssen, a peaceful village in the South of Limburg, is in turmoil. More than a month ago, 58-year old alderman Jo DeJong committed suicide after he resigned.
At a carnival a few weeks earlier, DeJong gave a french kiss to a female municipal officer in a pub against her will.