The police released more information on the case surrounding the murder of 60-year-old Beyhan Demirci in Amsterdam last year on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Investigators hope that tips from the public will help bring this believed-to-be mistaken identity murder case to a resolution.
The police and fire department are investigating different techniques to put out fires that could help preserve forensic evidence, Amsterdam mayor Eberhard van der Laan said on Friday. According to the Telegraaf, he responded to questions raised by conservative VVD party city counselor Dilan Yesilgöz, who suggested that getaway care fires should be extinguished with as little water as possible so that DNA is not washed away from a potential crime scene.
If no one else is murdered in Amsterdam this week, the number of murders in the city this year will be at a record low of just 15
The woman who was shot in Amsterdam-Osdorp early on Thursday morning is the 27 year old wdow of the assassinated Turkish criminal Baris Onder, sources told the Telegraaf
The daughter of a woman mistakenly murdered in Amsterdam is now also on a gangland hit list, newspaper Parool reported on Wednesday. Beyhan Demirci's daughter was also warned of a possible impending attack on her own life, and towed her car to check for tampering, it was revealed during a court hearing of Mehmet D., the daughter's husband.
A tactical police team in the Netherlands arrested a 25-year-old man in Heemskerk, Noord-Holland, early Tuesday morning. He was suspected of stealing a car used as a getaway vehicle following the murder of an Amsterdam woman while she sat on her balcony. The BMW 320 was used as a getaway vehicle in the fatal shooting of 60-year old Turkish woman, Beyhan Demirci, on Pieter van der Werfstraat in Amsterdam Nieuw-West, police say.
The last hours of a woman murdered on an Amsterdam balcony in January have been retold in detail by the police. Her murder was possibly a case of mistaken identity, police said, with speculation that the intended target was actually her son.
The street-level assassination of 60-year old Beyhan Demirci, who was shot while standing on her balcony, is possibly a case of mistaken identity, police revealed on Tuesday. The victim was shot by unidentified assailants standing on the street below in Amsterdam Nieuw-West on January 14th.