Leeuwarden city councilor Wyb Feddema is facing manslaughter charges for a fire in 2013 in which a 24-year-old student was killed
The case surrounding deaths of patients after receiving treatment at alternative cancer clinic Klaus Ross Center in Germany, is smaller than expected. The German and Dutch authorities are investigating five suspicious cases, not 70 as reported in the media, the German judiciary said in a press conference on Friday, according to reporter Chris van Mersbergen tweeting from the press conference.
An 18-year-old man who killed a 3-year-old boy in a hit-and-run in Breda on King's Day, was driving 50 kilometers over the speed limit when he hit the toddler, according to the Netherlands Forensic Institute's preliminary conclusion after investigating the car
A total of 120 people were murdered or killed by manslaughter in the Netherlands in 2015, the lowest number in 20 years. 77 of the victims were men and 43 were women, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released on Friday.
Alex L. was sentenced to 30 years in prison and mandatory psychiatric treatment by the court in Lelystad on Tuesday. He was found guilty of manslaughter in the death of his 40-year-old girlfriend Manon Pieters and murder in the death of his 15-year-old stepdaughter Fleur
A father and son were sentenced to 15 and 8 years in prison respectively for the death of a 54-year-old man in Emmeloord on December 12th, 2014 on appeal by the court in Leeuwarden on Wednesday. The court acquitted them of murder, but convicted them of manslaughter.
Tennis coach Mark de J. is appearing in court for the first time today regarding the murder of business man Koen Everink. The Public Prosecutor is charging De J. with murder or manslaughter. This pre-trial hearing in the court in Utrecht will focus on whether or not the tennis coach will remain in custody
The Public Prosecutor demanded 9 years in prison, minus time spent in remand, against Pearl S. in court on Monday. S. is suspected of killing Rudi Schouten in Breda last year. According to the prosecutor, there is no evidence of premeditation in the killing, so S. is facing charges of manslaughter, according to BN De Stem tweeting live from within the courtroom.
Udo D. was sentenced to six years in prison and compulsory psychiatric treatment on Tuesday. The 39-year-old Leeuwarden man stood trial for beating a random woman to death with a bottle and stabbing a prostitute.
The Public Prosecutor demanded six years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment against Udo D., who is accused of beating a woman to death with a bottle and stabbing a prostitute in Leeuwarden last year
A court in Alkmaar sentenced Yasmine M. to three years in prison, one of which conditionally suspended, on Tuesday. M. is the mother of three baby girls whose bodies were discovered in Alkmaar and Heerhugowaard in 2014 and 2015. She was convicted of child manslaughter and hiding the three bodies
Two suspects were arrested in connection with the discovery of two dead bodies in Cafe Istanbul in Nijmegen on Monday, the police announced. The two suspects, men aged 36 and 42, are suspected of murder or manslaughter.
The court in Arnhem sentenced Johan P. to 20 years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric care on Wednesday. He was convicted of raping and killing his niece Mariska Peters in February last year, according to Gelderlander reporter Harm Graat tweeting live from within the courtroom.
The Public Prosecutor wants prison time to be added to the sentence against Bart van U. for the murders of former politician Els Borst and his sister Lois. Last week the court declared Van U. completely unaccountable due to insanity and only imposed institutionalized psychiatric care on him.
Bart van U. is completely insane and can therefore not be held accountable for the deaths of his sister and former politician Els Borst, the court in Rotterdam ruled on Wednesday. With the "insanity" conclusion, Van U. can not be sentenced to prison. The court is however imposing mandatory treatment in a psychiatric prison on the man.
The public prosecution office in the Netherlands demanded that Bart van U. serve an eight-year prison sentence and mandatory psychiatric treatment for the murders of his sister, Lois, and former health minister Els Borst. In its closing argument, the prosecution pushed for two manslaughter convictions instead of murder, saying that Van U. “was of a greatly diminished mental capacity” at the time of the crimes.
The captain of a speedboat was sentenced to four years in prison for negligence after causing an accident that killed two people, the Midden-Nederland court ruled on Tuesday. Arnoud H., 51, was prosecuted for cruising a Vinkeveen lake at an excessive speed while under the influence of alcohol when he allegedly barreled through a smaller boat carrying four passengers.
Tennis coach Mark de J. and murdered business man Koen Everink were fighting over De J.'s gambling debt. De J. is suspected in Everink's murder. The tennis coach has thousands of euros in gambling debt, accrued by playing poker. Including 80 thousand euros he owed Everink, insiders in the poker world told website Pokernews.nl.
The Public Prosecutor demanded a prison sentence of 18 months against Mario D., the man who drove his monster truck into his audience in Haaksbergen in 2014, killing three people. The Prosecutor also wants D. banned from driving a monster truck for the next 10 years
In court on Monday monster truck driver Mario D. maintained that something went wrong with his truck's brakes and that he could not stop when he crashed into his audience in Haaksbergen in 2014. Three people were killed and 28 others were injured.
Monster truck driver Mario D. is appearing in the court in Almelo on Monday after he drove his monster truck into the audience during a stunt in Haaksbergen in 2014. Event organizer Sterevenementen is also appearing in court
On Thursday the appeals court in the Hague sentenced Anthony D. to 18 months in a juvenile detention center for stabbing fellow student Wesley Hoek to death. The court found D. guilty of manslaughter and also imposed mandatory psychiatric treatment on him.
The Public Prosecutor is pressing charges of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter against the man responsible for the fatal accident on the A2 highway near Maarssen last week. He was arraigned in hospital on Saturday
One person was killed and several people injured in a violent incident on the Zomerkade in Haarlem early on Friday morning, the police reported on Twitter.