Nothing was found in an extensive search in De Brink lake in Diessel for any sign of Piet Holskens and Hans Martens from Asten, who disappeared in 1974, the police announced in a statement.
On Monday the police are searching the De Brink lake in Liessel for two men who disappeared in 1974. The search is launched based on information received late last year, the police said in a statement on Monday.
Piet Holskens (21) and Hans Martens (20) from Assen disappeared in March 1974 after a night out in Deurne. They visited Zanzibar in Deurne and were last seen leaving in a red Fiat 850 Coupe. In the years that followed, the police launched various searches, all to no avail. The police always took into account that the friends may have been murdered.
Firefighters battling a large fire in the historic town center of Deventer this morning have asked people to avoid the center as they evacuate buildings in the area. The fire started in an apartment above a small grill restaurant on Grote Overstraat, and spread to two neighboring buildings, according to Nos.