A month in prison was demanded against 52-year-old Peter van D. from Helmond in the court in Den Bosch on Tuesday, for hiding his 84-year-old father's body in the father's house after his death. Hundreds of flies in the window finally led to the discovery of the elderly man's remains, AD reports.
A body found in the Keizergracht on Utrechtsestraat in Amsterdam on Thursday was identified as Mustapha Agalf from the city. The 34-year-old man went missing at the start of this month.
Agalf was last seen leaving a pub on Utrechtsestraat during the early hours of Friday, March 1st. He seems to have drowned, according to Het Parool. His family was informed on Thursday, the police said.
A body was found Thursday morning in the waters of the popular Grachtengordel area of Amsterdam. Police were dispatched to the Keizersgracht just after 10:40 a.m., and found the body in the canal near the Utrechtsestraat.
A witness walking in the area made the grizzly discovery and called authorities. Several first responders were sent to the scene, including a trauma helicopter.
A person was found dead in a home on Weimarstraat in The Hague on Thursday. The police suspect carbon monoxide poisoning may be the cause. Eleven other people, including four police officers, were taken to hospital, ANP reports.
The victims all come from homes on Weimarstraat. The police officers became unwell when they entered the homes.
As far as is currently known, none of the 11 people taken to hospital are in critical condition, according to the news wire.
The homes have all been aired out.
A body was found in the Nederrijn in Arnhem on Monday afternoon. A local resident saw the body floating in the river along Westervoortsedijk, across from computer center CCV, De Gelderlander reports.
The police removed the body from the water and transferred it to Elst for further investigation. So far nothing is known about the victim's identity. It is also unclear how long the victim was in the water. A police officer at the scene told the newspaper it was "already some time".
The police are investigating.
One person was injured in a shooting on Maasdrielhof in Amsterdam Zuidoost on Monday night. Less than a kilometer away, another person was found dead. The police are investigating whether these two incidents are connected, NH Nieuws reports.
The shooting happened at a home on Maasdrielhof. The police closed down the area for investigation. An area along Huntumdreef, where the body was found, was also closed down for investigation.
The injured person was taken to hospital for treatment.
A 63-year-old man was found dead in his apartment on Lisztgaarde in Oss on Saturday evening. He was killed in a crime, the police said in a statement.
Family members visited the man's apartment, where he lived alone, after they were unable to get hold of him. They called the police at around 8:00 p.m. Paramedics were dispatched to the scene, but there was nothing they could do for the man. He was declared dead at the scene. "The discovered situation in the home showed that the man fell victim to a crime", the police said. His exact cause of death is being investigated.
A body was found in the water on Mauritskade in Amsterdam on Friday. The police identified the victim as 23-year-old Jesaja Dollart. The young man from Amsterdam went missing on January 17th, Het Parool reports.
Dollart was last seen alive on Derde Oosterparkstraat in Amsterdam Oost. The police are investigating the cause of his death.
It is not yet clear how Dollart ended up in the water.
A body found in the Oudeschans in Amsterdam on Friday was identified as Connor James Murphy, the police confirmed. The 39-year-old man from Northern Ireland has been missing in Amsterdam since mid-January.
The police took the body out of the water near Keizersbrug on Friday, according to Het Parool. Murphy was last seen around Oudeschans on January 13th.
The Irish man lived in Amsterdam for three years. So far nothing is known about the cause of his death.
Four people were found dead in the water on Berkmeerdijk in Obdam on Sunday. They were identified as four workers for Borst Bloembollen in the town, who were missing since Friday. The police believe they crashed their car into the dike in a tragic accident, NU.nl reports.
The victims are three men aged 20, 21 and 21, and a 47-year-old woman, all from Poland. "Everything points to a tragic accident", a police spokesperson said to NU.nl.
Two people were found dead in a home on Max Havelaarlaan in Amstelveen on Sunday night. Emergency services responded to the home after reports of a strange smell, the Telegraaf reports.
A spokesperson for the police told the newspaper that the two victims seemed to have died of natural causes. It is not yet clear how long the bodies lay in the home.
According to regional media, the fire department responded to the scene on Sunday evening and took carbon monoxide measurements. A short time later, an ambulance arrived.
Three men who were found dead in a drug lab in Eksel in Belgium on Tuesday are all from the Netherlands. Two came from Eindhoven, the third from Valkenswaard, the Belgian Public Prosecutor confirmed to Omroep Brabant.
Belgian newspaper Belang van Limburg reports that the three men were in their early 20's. The Belgian authorities believe they died in their sleep after breathing toxic fumes.
The police responded to a home on Jan de Rooijstraat in Kaatsheuvel at around 4:00 a.m. on Wednesday after a report of a suspicious situation. Responding officers found an injured woman. She died at the scene, NU.nl reports.
The police believe the woman was killed in a crime. A suspect was arrested at around 4:40 a.m., some 2 kilometers away from where the woman was found.
An investigation was launched and the police cordoned off the crime scene. A trace evidence investigation is being done at the scene, and officers are talking to local residents.
Three people were found dead in a shed in the Belgian town of Eksel, about 15 kilometers across the border from Weert, early on Tuesday morning. The shed was set up as a drug lab. The Belgian emergency services responded to the shed on Kiefhoekstraat after the local brigade got a tip about a strange smell from someone calling from Eindhoven, AD reports.
How the victims died is not yet clear. The fire brigade is taking measurements and samples that will be analyzed by a judicial laboratory and specialized firms.
Body parts found in a suitcase along the Zuider IJdijk in Amsterdam Oost on January 19th do not belong to missing Sabrina Oosterbeek, the police confirmed with DNA tests, according to the Telegraaf.
A 58-year-old woman was arrested after a body was found in a home on Blauwe Hoek in the Gelderland village of Doornenburg on Monday morning. The victim was identified as a 58-year-old man. The man was killed in a violent way, according to the police.
The police responded to the apartment complex at around 6:45 a.m. after a report. The woman was outside the building. She is suspected of involvement in the man's death. The woman was taken to a police station for questioning.
A body was found in a home on Blauwe Hoek in the Gelderland village of Doornenburg on Monday morning. According to the police, the victim was found under "suspicious circumstances".
The police responded to the scene at around 6:30 a.m. after a report, according to Omroep Gelderland. Two ambulances and a trauma helicopter were also deployed to the scene.
A spokesperson for the police told ANP that the victim did not die of natural causes. So far nothing is known about the victim's identity.
The police are investigating.
A suitcase found on the banks of the Zuider IJdijk on Saturday contained the torso of a woman, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. Investigators are still trying to identify the victim.
According to the police, the woman was between the ages of 20 and 50. She wore a black dress and black shirt. There are no tattoos or scars on her torso. Investigators are currently trying to match the victim to women in various missing person databases, but so far with no success.
Human remains were found in a suitcase along the banks of the Zuider IJdijk in Amsterdam on Saturday morning. The victim has not yet been identified. On Sunday the police searched in and around the canal. "It's a crime scene. We want to investigate if we find something that is interesting to our investigation", a police spokesperson said to Het Parool.
Emergency services found the body of an as yet unidentified person after a large fire in three homes in Hillegom on Thursday. The police are working on identifying the victim, NU.nl reports.
The fire started in the homes on Stationsweg early on Thursday morning. Most residents managed to get out safely. Initially two persons were noted as missing, but one was later found. It is not yet clear whether the body found is that of the still missing resident.
The body of a 32-year-old woman was found in a ditch behind her home in Spijkenisse on Sunday morning, shortly after her husband reported her missing. The police are investigating how she died.
According to the police, the man and woman went to bed together on Saturday night. When the man woke up at around 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, his wife was not in bed with him and nowhere in the house. He called the police.
A body was found on the A73 highway near Odiliënberg during the early hours of Thursday morning. In a nearby corn field, the police found a car with a seriously injured person inside. What happened is not yet clear, AD reports.
The police responded to the highway at around 00:30 a.m. after a report of something lying in the road. It turned out to be a deceased person. While checking the surrounding area, officers encountered the car with the injured person. The victim was rushed to hospital by helicopter.
The police are investigating what happened.
Two men from Hengelo were arrested on Monday on suspicion of involvement in the murder of four men in Enschede earlier this month. The two are also suspected of a serious violent crime committed in Hengelo, the police said in a statement.
The incident in Hengelo happened on November 7th. A man was assaulted, threatened with a firearm and shots were fired, the police said. The suspects are 32 and 57 years old. They were arrested in a house in Hengelo and on the A1 near Enter.
Skeletal remains found in a forested area in Hummelo last week, were identified as Ger Homma, a homeless man who went missing in April 2010. At the time of his disappearance, Homma was living at The Passion, a shelter for homeless people located across the road from where his remains were found, De Gelderlander reports.