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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
An investigation into a grizzly report of a dead body wrapped in plastic garbage bags determined that the alleged corpse was actually a doll. Police responded to the underground garbage containers outside a nine-story apartment building on President Kennedylaan in Amsterdam Zuid at about 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday where the "mortal remains" were found.
"Extensive research was then done on site, which turned out to be a doll."
A man was found dead in his home in Maastricht on Wednesday night. His wife was taken to hospital with unknown injuries, the police said in a statement.
The police responded to the home on Meendal at around 11:00 p.m. after a report that the body of the resident had been found. At the scene responding officers found that the man was indeed dead.
Exactly what happened is not yet clear. The police don't rule out a crime.
The extent of the woman's injuries, and how she sustained them, is also unclear.
The police are investigating.
The body of a man, an injured man and dozens of kilograms of amphetamine were found in a home in the Kralingen district in Rotterdam on Sunday afternoon, the police said in a statement. The injured man was arrested and taken to hospital for examination.
A body was found in the North Sea some 30 miles away from the coast on Sunday night. The body washed up at a drilling platform. Rescue company KNRM was deployed to collect the remains, RTL Nieuws reports.
The police were informed about the discovery, and a police detective accompanied the KNRM crew to the platform.
So far nothing is known about the victim's identity or cause of death. According to NH Nieuws, the victim is not an employee of the drilling platform.
A 62-year-old woman was found dead in her home on Van Diesenstraat in The Hague on Sunday afternoon. A 31-year-old man was arrested as a suspect, the police said in a brief statement.
Local residents told Omroep West that a mother and her son lived in the apartment, and that the son is the suspect in his mother's death. The son is known as a reserved, quiet guy. Neighbors describe the victim as "really a treasure of a person".
The body of a man was found in the water of Korte Prinsengracht in Amsterdam on Sunday morning. The victim was identified as a 49-year-old Hungarian man with no fixed address, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter.
Passersby spotted the body and called the police at around 9:00 a.m., according to Het Parool. The man's body was found near where the Canal Pride parade ended on Saturday.
A 20-year-old Australian man was found dead in a hostel on Spuistraat in Amsterdam on Saturday morning. The police are investigating the cause of his death.
Emergency services responded to the hostel at around 11:00 a.m. after a report that the man was unwell. When they arrived, the man had already died.
The police are investigating how he died. "The detectives take into account that the use of (hard) drugs may have played a role", the police said in a statement.
A 43-year-old Albanian man was found dead in the Amsterdam-Rijnkanaal at Nigtevecht on Friday afternoon. The victim is Festin Lato, the president of the unrecognized republic of Chameria, a region on the border of Albania and Greece that has been fighting for independence for years, De Gelderlander reports based on reports in Albanian media and confirmation from two of Lato's friends.
A man was found dead in his home in the Arnhem district of Persikhaaf on Wednesday. The police believe the man had been lying dead in his home for months. His neighbors are shocked. "We thought he was on vacation in Spain. Unbelievable", a local resident said to Omroep Gelderland.