Monday, 23 May 2016 - 13:26
Body found on Hague street; one arrested
One man was arrested after the discovery of a body on Schalk Burgerstraat in The Hague on Monday morning, the police announced. Officers are also investigating whether the body is linked to a burning car found in the vicinity. Officers responded to Schalk Burgerstraat at around 5:30 a.m. on Monday after a report of a man lying on the street. At the scene they found an unconscious man. Attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful and the man, a 51-year-old from The Hague, died on the street. The police are investigating the cause of death. A 21-year-old, also from The Hague, was arrested in the vicinity of Schalk Burgerstraat. Investigators are looking into whether this young man was involved in the victim's death. The police are also investigating a burning car found on Kaapseplein not long after the victim was discovered. It is as yet unclear whether this car is connected with the victim.