Friday, June 26, 2015 - 16:35
Another Dutchman arrested in Belgian castle murder
Another Dutchman has been arrested in connection with the castle murder in Belgium in 2012, the Belgian Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday. According to NU, this newest Dutch suspect was arrested in the Netherlands and is seen as being involved in the murder as an intermediary. An international arrest warrant was issued against him. Belgium has requested that the Dutch suspect be extradited. On January 31st, 2012, the wife of castle lord Stijn Saelens came home in Wingene and found a trail of blood and a bullet casing. Her husband was missing. His body was discovered in a nearby forest two weeks later. Andre Gyselbrecht , the 65 year old prime suspect that is believed to have ordered the murder, was also arrested again on Thursday. According to justice in Belgium, there is new evidence in the case. The now deceased Ronnie van B. from Eindhoven is believed to have been the executor of his murder. His cousin Franciscus 'Roy' L. is also a suspect in the case. The 37 year old L. was extradited from the Netherlands to Belgium in April. Both L. and Van B. were linked to the case by DNA matches with trace evidence found at the scene of the crime.