Police: Mistaken identity certain in Amsterdam DJ's assassination; 5 arrested

Djordy Latumahina
Djordy Latumahina. Photo: Djordy Latumahina / Facebook

The police are certain that the was a case of mistaken identity, the police and Public Prosecutor confirmed to Het Parool after reports about it in the Telegraaf. On Tuesday morning the police arrested five people between the ages of 25 and 50 years during raids in Aalsmeer. All five are suspected of involvement in Latumahina's murder. 

Latumahina was gunned down in broad daylight in the parking garage of his apartment building on Koningin Willhelminalplein in October last year. Gunmen opened fire on him with an automatic weapon, riddling him with bullets. He died on the spot. Latumahina's girlfriend and 2-year-old daughter were in the car with him during the attack. The girlfriend was the attack. The little girl sustained no physical injuries.

From early in the investigation the police se. Latumahina had no criminal record and led an apparently innocent life as a DJ and party organizer. Now, about six months after the assassination, the police confirm that it was indeed a case of mistaken identity. About the intended target, the police would not comment to Het Parool.

The police will discuss the case in more detail during the broadcast of Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday night.