The court in Groningen sentenced Rhowan P. and Desiree G. from Kloosterburen to eight years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment for killing Jesse van Wieren on New Year's last year. They were found guilty of manslaughter, AD reports.
Jesse van Wieren was beaten with an iron bar, stabbed with a knife and strangled before being buried in a garden in Kloosterburen over New Year's. There is a chance that he was still alive at the time, according to a preliminary autopsy report from the Netherlands Forensic Institute.
Rhowan P. and Desiree G. confessed to the police that they murdered 28-year-old Jesse van Wieren in Kloosterburen early on New Year's morning, the Public Prosecutor announced. The autopsy on Van Wieren's body showed that he died as the result of stab wounds.
The mayor of a Groningen town is calling for an investigation into practices at assisted living and care facility non-profit Keroazie following the apparent murder of Jesse van Wieren. One of the two suspects in the slaying, Desiree G., is a patient supervised by the group, according to RTV Noord.
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.