One held after 35-year-old woman’s body found in Eerbeek

Politie patch on a Dutch police officer's uniform
Politie patch on a Dutch police officer's uniform. Aug. 20, 2015JoeppoulssenDepositPhotosDeposit Photos

A 35-year-old woman was found dead in a home in Eerbeek, Gelderland early Friday night. The following morning officers arrested a 30-year-old man in connection with the case.

“The detectives are investigating his relationship with the deceased woman, and his possible role in her death,” police said.

Dispatchers sent a trauma team by helicopter to the neighborhood along with paramedics in an ambulance. The teams were sent to the scene after 2:10 a.m.

A mobile police command center was placed at the crime scene on the Bijenkorf street in the town. A forensic investigation was still underway on Friday afternoon, according to broadcaster Omroep Gelderland.

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