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Emergency services search the North Sea around Scheveningen for the bodies of drowned water sports enthusiasts, 12 May 2020
Jun 4 '20 12:42

A body was found at the Noordelijk Havenhoofd in Scheveningen on Thursday morning. Whether it is 23-year-old Matthijs, one of five water sports enthusiasts who drowned off the coast of Scheveningen last month, is not yet clear.

Portuguese police car
May 22 '20 15:40

A 60-year-d Dutch man was found dead in a home in Portugal on Thursday. Traces of violence was found on his body and murder is suspected. The police are investigating, the Telegraaf reports.

The man's body was found in his home in Sito do Barranco Novo, in Vila do Bispo in the Portuguese Algarve. He was last seen alive at a party over the weekend. A friend called the police after they were unable to reach him for days.

According to reports in local media, the man had injuries to his face and head. The police believe he died at least 24 hours before his body was found. 

Politie patch on a Dutch police officer's uniform
May 18 '20 15:40

Two people found dead in a home on De Hooijmijt in the Noord-Brabant town of Made on Friday were identified as the residents of the home - a teacher at local primary school De Stuifhoek and her partner. According to the police, they were killed in a "family drama". The mayor of Drimmelen, which covers Made, called it "a drama in the relational sphere".

Dutch police at the scene of a crime
May 15 '20 13:20

Two people were found dead in a home in the Noord-Brabant town of Made, the police said in a statement. The home and surroundings were cordoned off as a possible crime scene while police investigate the victims' cause of death.

Police officers, three ambulances, and a trauma team in a helicopter were all sent to the home on De Hooijmijt shortly before 9:30 a.m. A police spokesperson told Hart van Nederland that the authorities were called when no one answered a knock on the door.

Mobile forensic unit
May 11 '20 11:33

Amsterdam rescue workers responded to two different calls on Monday morning about bodies found in the city's waterways. The first was found in the water near Oosterdok in the city center on Monday morning, the Amsterdam fire department confirmed to NL Times. 

The person's body was discovered just after 8:15 a.m. on Monday near the Nemo Science Museum. A trauma team was dispatched by helicopter. Police, an ambulance, and two fire department crews also raced to the scene to provide assistance.

Dutch police crime scene tape
Apr 15 '20 08:37

Possible human remains were found in a sewage it during work on Zeebergweg in Amsterdam on Tuesday afternoon, the Amsterdam police confirmed on Twitter. The police conducted both criminal- and forensic investigation at the scene.

The first point of order is to identify whether the remains are indeed human, a spokesperson for the Amsterdam police said to NOS. If that turns out to be the case, the next steps are to identify the victim and investigate how they died.

Dutch police at the scene of a crime
Mar 19 '20 07:19

A person was found dead in a home on Hoefstraat in Tilburg early on Thursday morning. The police believe they were killed in a crime.

The body was found at around 2:45 a.m. on Thursday, the Tilburg police said on Twitter. "Investigation showed that the person may have been killed by violence," the police said

The criminal investigation department is at the scene for trace evidence investigation. 

Politie patch on a Dutch police officer's uniform
Feb 14 '20 19:20

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.

Police at a home on Burgemeester Mazairaclaan in Rosmalen where a woman was found dead on 14 February 2019
Feb 14 '20 14:20

A criminal investigation was underway after the body of a dead woman was found in Rosmalen early Friday morning. Police did not reveal the identity of the woman, but said she likely resided at the home where she was found.

“A man who was in the home was apprehended,” police said. He was being held for further questioning. Local media reported that the woman was 83.

The body was discovered in a home on Burgemeester Mazairaclaan in the Noord-Brabant town. Several ambulances were dispatched to the scene just after 2:45 a.m.

Police at a meadow on Sint Anthoniekade in Westdorpe, where a woman's naked body was found on 22 June 2019
Jan 29 '20 11:50

The Public Prosecution Service offered a reward of 15 thousand euros for information that leads to the identity of a woman found shot dead in a meadow in Westdorpe last year. The woman's naked body was found on June 22nd, 2019.

Politie patch on a Dutch police officer's uniform
Jan 28 '20 16:10

The police found human remains in a mixing bucket filled with concrete that was discovered in the Scheldt-Rijn canal in Nieuw-Vossemeer on Thursday. The remains were identified as Johan van der Heyden, a Belgian plumber who has been missing since June 2nd last year, the police said in a statement on Tuesday. 

The police found the container in the waterway last week after "rumors" that the man's body was cast in concrete and dumped in the Scheldt-Rijn canal. 

Meeting center on Schepenmakersdijk in Edam
Dec 16 '19 11:50

An investigation into the death of a man found inside a garbage bin in Edam late Sunday morning suggested that no foul play was involved. Police say the man was a 39-year-old from Muntendam, a small village in Groningen over 170 kilometers away from where he was found dead.

The body was found with its legs sticking out of a wheelie bin on the grounds of a meeting center used by the Edam-Vollendam municipality, and managed by the regional water board. “We live here in the street and were sent photos by our neighbors,” a local resident told broadcaster NH. “We were shocked.”

Coast of west Terschelling
Nov 18 '19 17:00

A DNA sample given by a son helped the police finally identify a man whose body washed ashore on Terschelling in 1953. The man was identified Andries Penning, captain of seafaring ship Westland, the police said in a statement on Monday.

The Westland sunk with seven people onboard on the night of the 1953 North Sea flood, en route from Germany to England. Penning's body washed ashore on Terschelling three months later. He was buried in grave O-2 on Terschelling as an unidentified person.

Dutch police crime scene tape
Nov 17 '19 09:00

A woman found dead with a baby in a Diemen apartment last month, was 32-year-old Patricia de Oliveira Santos from Fortaleza in Brazil. She was seven months pregnant when she traveled to the Netherlands to spend time with her boyfriend, her sister Fabiana told Brazilian media. The family doesn't yet know whether the deceased baby found with Patricia was the child she was expected to deliver, and more details could be revealed in court on Monday. 

Police searching the water along Vlietweg near Leiden for missing Karin Heemskerk, 12 Nov 2019
Nov 13 '19 06:28

A car containing the body of a woman was found in the water in recreational area Vlietland near Leiden on Tuesday. The police were searching the water for signs of 51-year-old Karin Heemskerk, who disappeared from her hometown of Leiden on October 27th.

The car found is a Toyota Aygo, the same car Heemskerk drove. It was found in the water along Vlietweg. The police are working on identifying the body, but believe it is the missing woman. 

Police guard in a detention center
Nov 5 '19 14:20

Dennis van E., a 48-year-old financial planner and pension expert who was taken into custody last month after a woman and a baby were found dead in his Diemen home, is suspected of illegal abortion and death through negligence, the Public Prosecution Service announced on Tuesday. He was remanded into custody for another two weeks.

gele-politiejas
Oct 25 '19 08:44

The body of a man was found in a drug lab in Den Dungen, a village near Den Bosch, during the early hours of Friday morning. The police believe the man died when something went wrong while he was producing drugs, the Oost-Brabant police said on Twitter. Authorities later stated the victim was killed in an explosion.

British police
Oct 24 '19 07:30

A truck in which 39 bodies were found on an industrial site in Grays, east of London on Wednesday, belonged to Edwin Kluft Transport from Hoogeveen three years ago. "Bizar", Kluft said to AD. "Very sad what happened in England."

Kluft said that he sold the red truck to a dealer in central Netherlands three years ago. "After that it was resold a number of times and eventually ended up in Bulgaria." 

Sumanta Bansi
Oct 23 '19 17:20

A search team working on the disappearance of a pregnant University of Amsterdam student found the body of a dead man in the course of their latest probe. The team was combing the Robbenoordbos, a forest near Wieringerwerf, on Tuesday hunting for clues in the case of Sumanta Bansi, a young woman from Suriname who went missing in February 2018.

Police in Noord-Holland confirmed the grizzly discovery on Tuesday night. The identity of the victim and his cause of death were unknown.

Teddy bear
Oct 22 '19 13:47

A woman and a child were found dead in a home on Martin Luther Kinglaan in Diemen on Friday, the Public Prosecutor announced on Tuesday. The police arrested a 48-year-old man, the tenant of the home.

According to AT5, the victims are a mother and her newborn baby. The police initially did not think that the mother and child were killed in a crime, but now have strong indications that this was the case, the Amsterdam broadcaster writes.

Dutch police at the scene of a crime
Oct 21 '19 17:50

Police in Purmerend say one man was arrested after a dead body was found in an apartment there.  Several investigative units were called to the scene on Burgemeester D. Kooimanweg, including forensic evidence team, police said.

The body was found on Monday morning in the Noord-Holland town under “suspicious circumstances,” police said without elaborating. An apartment in the De Beemster complex was the focus of the investigation.

No information about the victim, the suspect, or their relationship was revealed as of early Monday afternoon.

 

collegas-op-straat
Oct 21 '19 12:00

The police arrested a suspect in connection with two bodies found in a home on Julianalaan in Hengelo on Monday morning. Investigators assume they were killed in a crime. The victims are a man and woman who lived in the house and the arrested suspect is their youngest son, AD reports based on sources.

Community policing - Nijmegen Oost
Oct 21 '19 08:18

Two people were found dead in a home on Julianalaan in Hengelo, the Gelderland police said on Twitter on Monday morning.

The cause of their death is not yet clear. The police are investigating. A police spokesperson could not tell Omroep Gelderland whether a crime is suspected of occurring. Neighbors told the broadcaster that they heard sounds like glass shattering. 

A police command center is parked in front of the house, which is sealed off with police tape. 

So far nothing is known about the identity of the victims. 

Deventer city hall
Oct 4 '19 09:24

A person was found dead in the city hall of Deventer on Friday morning. The police are currently investigating whether the person died in a crime or from natural causes.

The police were called to the scene at 8:08 a.m.

So far nothing is known about the identity of the victim. Whether they worked at the city hall, is not clear. Deventer's city hall is open to the public, so the victim may have been a visitor..

The police, including a forensic doctor and technical detectives, are at the scene to investigate, according to De Stentor

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