human remains

Police at the Zuider IJdijk in Amsterdam where a woman's torso was found in a suitcase, 19 Jan 2019
Jan 23 '19 08:35

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. 

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Jul 30 '18 08:40

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.

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Aug 3 '17 14:10

A plastic bag containing remains was found in some bushes near the Luxor Theater in Rotterdam. Whether the remains are human has not been confirmed, but NOS reporter Robert Bas told the broadcaster he saw "something like a human skull".

A passerby reported the plastic bag to the police on Thursday morning. It is lying among some plants on the Antoine Platekade in Rotterdam-Zuid, close to the theater and the court. 

A local resident told NOS that he noticed the bag on Tuesday already, but had no idea what was in it. 

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Feb 17 '17 08:22

There is no evidence that there are still human remains on the site where flight MH17 crashed in eastern Ukraine in 2014, Minister Stef Blok of Security and Justice said on Thursday. His Ministry studies all photos and statements made by Dutch journalist Michel Spekkers, who brought back a piece of bone and other items found at the crash site in January. The bone fragment belonged to one of the MH17 victims. 

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Jan 9 '17 08:23

The Dutch police seized a number of MH17 related items, including possible human remains, from freelance reporter Michel Spekkers at Schiphol airport on Saturday night. The reporter was returning from a trip to the Ukraine, where he visited the MH17 crash site, news wire AFP reports.

In a statement on Sunday, the Public Prosecutor said that "various bags with metal parts and an object which my be human remains" will be examined as soon as possible. The Prosecutor also said that Spekkers "refused to hand over photographic and film material from the crash site".

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Jul 28 '16 08:02

Human remains were discovered during demolition works at mental health institution Vrederust in Halsteren. It is as yet unclear whether the person was murdered or died of natural causes, a police spokesperson said to Dutch newspaper AD.

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Jul 11 '16 11:00

A family found a human jaw with two molars in the Bilderijkpark in Amsterdam over the weekend. They informed a passing community officer about the jaw about two hours after they discovered it, the police officer writes on Facebook.

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Apr 30 '15 13:08

The salvage mission in eastern Ukraine where flight MH17 crashed last year, has been completed. The last seven coffins are expected to arrive at Eindhoven airport at 16:00 on Saturday afternoon. From there they will be transported with the usual ceremony.

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Apr 22 '15 14:06

The restarted MH17 repatriation mission is going well, despite being hampered by the wet and windy weather. The team has found some mortal remains as well as personal belongings such as passports, jewelry and photos, mission leader Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg reported on Wednesday.

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Feb 23 '15 10:23

There are still personal belongings and wreckage in the area of the flight MH17 crash site. This is according to Jeroen Akkermans of RTL Nieuws, who went to the site now that the fighting has moved on and the area is accessible again.

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Feb 2 '15 09:36

A Dutch defense team is back on the scene of the flight MH17 disaster in eastern Ukraine. The team left from Donetsk this morning.

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Dec 17 '14 13:51

More human remains were found among the wreckage of flight MH17 that is collected at Gilze-Rijen airbase. The Safety Board has confirmed this.

Lisanne Froon
Sep 8 '14 10:11

Last week, locals in the Panama jungle found bones, which now appear to belong to Lisanne Froon, one of two girls who went missing in the Central American country several months ago.

Aug 4 '14 08:56

Investigations into the deaths of Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers in Panama have led to the discovery or yet more human remains. The Panama Public Prosecution Authority confirms the discovery. An investigator says that it was a piece of skull, the NRC reports.

Pieter-Jaap Aalbersberg
Jul 29 '14 07:31

The investigative team in eastern Ukraine may finally be able to reach the site of the Malaysia Airlines plane crash today, after earlier attempts were called off due to safety worries. If the security situation allows, then the Australian and Dutch experts may be able to enter the area. A decision will be made in the morning.

Jul 1 '14 09:35

The families of Lisanne Froon and Kris Kremers, the two Dutch girls who disappeared, and died in the jungles of Panama, are telling the people who have supported them for so long that they may organize a memorial.

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