The Limburg police are conducting forensic investigations in the village of Beesel on Monday, as part of the investigation into the disappearance of then 17-year-old Marjo Winkens in September 1975. This cold case was revived after the police received an "interesting tip", the police said in a statement.
A fisherman found a human torso in the Waal river near Brakel in Gelderland just before 10:00 p.m. on Saturday evening. The police are investigating.
"The forensic doctor's estimate is that the torso was in the water for weeks, maybe months, Frank de Valk, spokesperson for the Oost-Nederland police, said to De Gelderlander. The torso was taken to the Forensic Investigation Center in Elst, where it is being examined.
So far nothing is known about the identity of the victim, not even if it was a man or a woman. No body parts that could be connected to the torso were found.
The police arrested two men in Rotterdam on suspicion of involvement in three abductions. The victims have been released and were brought to safety, NOS reports.
On Tuesday evening the police raided a home on Amperestraat in Schiedam. The house came into the picture during an investigation into three abductions. Nobody was found in the house. A forensic investigation was done in the home on Wednesday.
Two men, a 23-year-old from Rotterdam and a 27-year-old with no fixed place of residence, were arrested in connection with the case.
Dutch detectives are struggling under a massive workload and as a result can only get to a fraction of their tasks, police union NPB says in a new report that will be sent to the Tweede Kamer on Tuesday. The Netherlands is turning into a "narco state" where drug trafficking thrives and most criminal groups are left undisturbed, the union warns in the report that NOS has in its position.
The body of a man was found in a car at the crossing of Brinkstraat and Palembangstraad in Enschede early on Friday morning, the Enschede police reported on Twitter. Investigators are at the scene.
According to newspaper Tubantia, the car, a green Renault Laguna, stood in the middle of the street when the body was found. A forensic investigation was launched at the scene around 3:00 a.m.
The Amsterdam police performed a forensic investigation in a home on Sumatraplantsoen in Amsterdam Oost on Sunday morning, after a man was found in the home with multiple stab wounds on Saturday evening. The man passed away of his injuries in hospital. One suspect was arrested, NU.nl reports.
Police officers responded to the home around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, a police spokesperson confirmed to the newspaper. The critically injured man was found inside. A knife was found on the pavement in front of the home. A suspect was arrested on Sunday.
The bodies of a man and a woman were found in a home in a trailer park in Den Bosch on Tuesday evening. Their identities have not yet been confirmed, but the police believe they are the residents of the home, the police said in a statement.
A family member of the couple found the bodies around 6:00 p.m. and called the police. The home is located on Sleutelbloemstraat. The circumstances in which they were found were suspicious enough for the police to launch an investigation. According to the police, a crime can not be ruled out.
One person was killed and two others were seriously injured in a shooting in Amsterdam Centrum at around 1:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, the police said on Twitter. The two wounded men were rushed to the hospital.
The shooting happened on Olifantswerf and Kattenburgerkade, not far from the Scheepvaartmuseum. A witness heard six gunshots, according to local broadcaster AT5.
The police closed down a large part of the area for forensic investigation. So far no arrests were made, a police spokesperson confirmed to RTL Nieuws.
The police are performing a large investigation in a home on Doornbosheerd in the Groningen neighborhood of Beijum, where they believe Halil Erol was murdered in 2010. Investigators are searching for the murdered man's head and hands, and other trace evidence, Dagblad van het Noorden reports.
Two people were found murdered in an apartment on Ceintuurbaan in Amsterdam on Monday afternoon. Local media sources identify the victims as 54-year-old Pieter Hoovers from Amsterdam and his 21-year-old wife from Thailand. Hoovers has been living in Thailand for years, according to Het Parool.
The Amsterdam Academic Medical Center (AMC) got authorization to bury bodies in their own small cemetery in order to study decomposition. According to the hospital, this study will be of great value to forensic investigators, the Volkskrant reports.
The police are investigating the death of a baby in an apartment on Parallelweg in Cuijk on Tuesday night. The baby became unwell while emergency services were in the home helping the mother. Attempts to resuscitate the child were to no avail, AD reports.
The mother was taken to hospital by ambulance. Exactly why she called for help is unclear. Her condition is also unknown.
A 53-year-old man was injured in a shooting on a Breda street on Saturday evening. The police are investigating who is responsible for the shooting and are calling on witnesses to come forward. The victim's family believes it may have been a case of mistaken identity. "This does not fit into our lives", his son said to Omroep Brabant.
Residents of Koestraat in Assen were woken by firefighters on Sunday night after a firebomb was thrown through a neighbor's window and started a fire. No one was injured as the resident of the home was away on holiday
The body of a baby was discovered hidden in some bushes on the East bank of the Sloterplas in Amsterdam on Wednesday night, the police reported on Twitter.
The police found the body of missing Jesse van Wieren in the garden of a home on Hoofdstraat in Kloosterburen on Wednesday. The 28 year old Groningen man went missing early on New Year's morning after leaving a bar near the garden where his body was found. Two people were arrested, a 25 year old man and a 27 year old woman, both from Kloosterburen.
The two bodies that were discovered in a home on Kinslemeerstraat on Sunday evening were identified as 16 year old Fleur van der Mark and her Mother Manon Pieters. The bodies were killed in a "gruesome way" found hidden in a crawl space
A 43 year old man was arrested in Drachten on suspicion of involvement in the murder of his ex-girlfriend during the course of Thursday night.
The Rotterdam police are investigating an explosion at a house on Versijdenstraat in Provenierswijk in the early hours of Wednesday morning. No one was injured in the explosion
There were two more car fires in Haarlem last night, one of them not far from Mayor Bernt Schneiders home.
Two survivors of victims of the MH17 disaster pleaded that investigators return to the crash site on RTL Late Night last night.
The first clear evidence of Malaysian Airlines plane Boeing 777, flight MH17 shot down by a Russian BUK missile can be seen in a forensic investigation commissioned by RTL Nieuws claims. Correspondent Jeroen Akkermans took a number of fragments for investigation from the crash site last November and shipped the fragments for examination at an independent institute.
An unfortunate fall from a cliff is the likely cause of death of missing Dutch women Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon, according to investigators' latest research. The two women disappeared in April last year, and were last seen beginning a hike into the jungle near Boquete, Panama.