Stint electric cargo bikes are not safe enough for passenger transport, TNO concluded after studying the electric bikes. According to Minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen of Infrastructure and Water Management, this means that Stints will only be allowed back on the road after adjustments have been made to the vehicle, NOS reports.
Former tennis coach Mark de J. was sentenced to 18 years in prison by the court in Utrecht on Tuesday. The court found him guilty of murdering businessman Koen Everink in March 2016. The sentence is equal to what the prosecutor demanded, NOS reports.
The Public Prosecutor demanded 18 years in prison against former tennis coach Mark de J. for the murder of businessman Koen Everink in his Bilthoven home in March last year. According to De J.'s lawyer, Bob Kaarls, the Prosecutor was selectively blind when investigating Everink's murder. "The Prosecutor suffers from tunnel vision", he said in court on Tuesday, NU.nl reports.
There will be no further investigations, including DNA investigation, in the case surrounding the murder of businessman Koen Everink, the court in Utrecht decided in a pro-forma hearing on Monday. The court also decided that suspect Mark de J. will remain in custody, NU.nl reports.
According to the court, investigation has already been done by three institutes, including the Netherlands Forensic Institute. "These investigations will be used in the assessment of the case", the court said. Another investigation wil not contribute anything, according to the court.
It is very likely that businessman Koen Everink was killed by more than one person, forensic laboratory IFS concludes in a report. Prime suspect Mark de J.'s family asked IFS to look at the case files in the hopes that the laboratory's conclusions will prompt the judiciary to do more investigation into Everink's murder, AD reports.
A Tesla crashed through the wall of a home on 1e Brandenburgerweg in Bilthoven during a police chase early on Friday morning. The home's facade sustained a lot of damage. The fire department is investigating the home to assess the risk of collapse, AD reports.
There were four people in the electric car. According to the police, the driver ignored instructions to pull over and there was a short chase. How the accident happened is still unclear. The police are investigating.
After numerous delays, the trial against tennis coach Mark de J. for the murder of business man Koen Everink started in the court in Utrecht on Monday. Several details about the business man's murder were revealed in court, including that De J. googled a number of suspicious terms on his iPad before the murder.
The police arrested two men on Monday on suspicion of sexually exploiting a 16-year-old girl over a period of several weeks, the police announced in a statement.
The police launched an investigation after reports of a underage girl working as a prostitute. The investigation led to the suspects - a 41-year-old man from Utrecht and a 25-year-old man with no fixed address. The arrests were made by the Migration Crime and Human Trafficking team in Utrecht and Bilthoven respectively.
The investigation is still ongoing and the police believe that more arrests may follow.
Former tennis coach Mark de J.'s lawyer wants to call tennis players Robin Haase and Igor Sijsling to testify as witnesses in the trial surrounding the murder of businessman Koen Everink. The Public Prosecutor has no problem with calling the tennis players as witnesses, was revealed in a pre-trial hearing in Utrecht on Monday, ANP reports.
In court on Friday the Public Prosecutor asked for more tie to investigate the murder of businessman Koen Everink. There is still a number of issues to clear up regarding the prime suspect, tennis coach Mark de J., the Prosecutor said during a pre-trial hearing int he court in Utrecht
One of paintings recovered in Leeuwarden last week is a fake, experts established. The paintings were recovered in a storage unit 17 years after being stolen in Bilthoven.
The police recovered two valuable paintings by Isaac Israels and Wouterius Verschuur in a storage unit in Leeuwarden 17 years after they were stolen. The unit was searched in the investigation into a 37-year-old resident of the city, who is suspected of illegal firearm possession, the police announced on Monday.
Tennis coach Mark de J. is appearing in court for the first time today regarding the murder of business man Koen Everink. The Public Prosecutor is charging De J. with murder or manslaughter. This pre-trial hearing in the court in Utrecht will focus on whether or not the tennis coach will remain in custody
"Of course I hope that Mark did not do it", Dutch tennis player Robin Haase said to the Volkskrant in his first interview about the death of his friend Koen Everink and the fact that his coach Mark de J. is a prime suspect in his murder.
The public prosecution office in the Netherlands demanded that Bart van U. serve an eight-year prison sentence and mandatory psychiatric treatment for the murders of his sister, Lois, and former health minister Els Borst. In its closing argument, the prosecution pushed for two manslaughter convictions instead of murder, saying that Van U. “was of a greatly diminished mental capacity” at the time of the crimes.
Tennis coach Mark de J. and murdered business man Koen Everink were fighting over De J.'s gambling debt. De J. is suspected in Everink's murder. The tennis coach has thousands of euros in gambling debt, accrued by playing poker. Including 80 thousand euros he owed Everink, insiders in the poker world told website Pokernews.nl.
The man arrested at Schiphol on Thursday in connection with the murder of business man Koen Everink is Mark de J., coach for tennis player Robin Haase
The police arrested a 29 year old man from Rotterdam at Schiphol Airport on Thursday morning in the investigation into the death of business man Koen Everink
Murdered businessman Koen Everink's 6-year-old daughter said goodbye to her father in a heartbreaking letter published in a number of newspapers on Thursday.
Police investigating the death of businessman Koen Everink revealed that he was stabbed before he was found dead in his home on March 4. A major investigation into the homicide was launched after forensic detectives collected an extensive amount of trace evidence.
The body found in a Bilthoven home on Friday morning was identified as Koen Everink, the businessman's lawyer Alexander de Swart confirmed to news wire ANP.
A dead body was found in a house in Bilthoven registered to business man Koen Everink, the man assaulted by kickboxer Badr Hari. The house is located on Hoflaan in Bilthoven
One person was killed in a fire in a home on Enckelaan in Bilthoven on Tuesday morning. Three other residents of the building managed to escape and were taken to the hospital, a spokesperson for the local safety office confirmed