The court in Amsterdam sentenced 28-year-old Milco G. from Purmerend to 18 years in prison for bombing a houseboat in Wormer in 2015. This was the appeal of this case. The Public Prosecutor demanded 24 years in prison against G., RTL Nieuws reports.
A mother who lost her 11 month old son in a family drama in Amsterdam last year, wrote a book about it. In July last year, Shanti's ex murdered his mother, threw their baby boy out of a window, and then jumped to is death after him. In an interview with magazine flair, Shanti frankly talks about the horrible event and how she is learning to live with it.
Zeki Yumusak, a 41-year-old Barendrecht man gunned down in Rotterdam-Zuid in July, may have been killed out of revenge for a fight he was involved in in Amsterdam. The police are considering this scenario.
Halal Fried Chicken owner Ali Kaynak's family is shocked by his unexpected murder in Amsterdam earlier this week, according to a statement lawyer Mark Teurlings released on behalf of Kaynak's family. Kaynak was gunned down in front of one of his restaurant's branches on Burgemeester De Vlugtlaan on Monday night.
A 41-year-old man from Helmond was sentenced to 20 years in prison for murdering 67-year-old Bart Hillen, his father, and dumping his body in a canal last year. The court found him guilty of premeditated murder. The sentence is equal to what the Prosecutor demanded, AD reports.
A body was found "under suspicious circumstances" in an apartment on Bolestein in Amsterdam-Zuid on Sunday afternoon, the Amsterdam police said on Twitter. A suspect was arrested and the police are investigating what happened, according to ANP.
The police went to check the apartment after receiving a report that there was a deceased person in the home.
On Sunday night, the police could not yet comment on the identity of the victim or his or her relationship with the suspect.
Dutch woman Olga Kluivers was stabbed to death in Mexico on Tuesday. Her Mexican boyfriend is suspected of the crime. He is on the run, NOS reports.
Family members found the 60-year-old woman from Eibergen dead in her home. She owned a bar on the Pacific, in the town of Barra de Vavidad, according to Omroep Gelderland.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed Kluivers' family in the Netherlands about her death.
The Dutch woman's body was already cremated. In Mexico it is common practice to bury or cremate a body shortly after death, according to NOS.
The Public Prosecutor demanded an appellate court order prison sentences of 21, 19, 15 and 13 years against five people suspected of involvement in the murder of Yvon Pfaff in Sint-Michielsgestel in 2014.
The demand corresponds to the sentences the court imposed on the suspects last year. The suspects filed the appeal in the case, NU.nl reports.
There will be no further investigations, including DNA investigation, in the case surrounding the murder of businessman Koen Everink, the court in Utrecht decided in a pro-forma hearing on Monday. The court also decided that suspect Mark de J. will remain in custody, NU.nl reports.
According to the court, investigation has already been done by three institutes, including the Netherlands Forensic Institute. "These investigations will be used in the assessment of the case", the court said. Another investigation wil not contribute anything, according to the court.
The judiciary is offering a 20 thousand euros reward for the tip that leads to the solving of an assassination in The Hague on April 17th, RTL Nieuws reports. A 39-year-old man from Houten was gunned down while sitting in a car in the parking lot of a gym on Sylvain Poonstraat.
Sarah Kolenberg was pregnant when she was murdered in her Enschede home last month. The man suspected of murdering her, 48-year-old Jayson D., was the father of the child and the two were fighting about whether or not to have an abortion, friends of the murdered salsa dancer told the Telegraaf.
Sarah, 40, wanted to keep the child, Jayson did not. According to the Telegraaf, Jayson D. is a married man with two children. He was afraid that keeping the child would bring his relationship with Kolenberg to light. It is not clear whether Kolenberg knew about D.'s family.
It is very likely that businessman Koen Everink was killed by more than one person, forensic laboratory IFS concludes in a report. Prime suspect Mark de J.'s family asked IFS to look at the case files in the hopes that the laboratory's conclusions will prompt the judiciary to do more investigation into Everink's murder, AD reports.
The Public Prosecutor demanded 20 years in prison against a 41-year-old man for the murder of his farther Bart Hillen from Helmond. According to the Prosecutor, the suspect violently killed his father, purely for financial gain, before dumping his body in the Zuid-Willemsvaart in Helmond, AD reports
The police solved the murder of a 60-year-old man, who was found beaten to death in a parking garage in The Hague earlier this month, thanks to a DNA match. The perpetrator is a 20-year-old man from The Hague, who died shortly after the murder, AD reports.
The police arrested a 48-year-old man from Enschede on suspicion of involvement in the death of Sarah Kolenberg. The 40-year-old salsa dancer was found murdered in her Enschede home on Sunday, AD reports.
The suspect's house was searched an the police seized a number of items for investigation. The arrest was made on Tuesday night, but the police only announced it late on Wednesday.
The 16-year-old boy in custody for the death of 14-year-old Savannah Dekker from Bunschoten, is being charged with murder, the Public Prosecutor announced. The boy was previously charged with manslaughter, NU.nl reports.
The police are investigating the death of a woman found in a home on Tubantiastraat in Enschede on Sunday afternoon. "The circumstances are such that we are seriously taking into account that this was a crime", the police said in a statement late on Sunday night.
Officers responded to the home around 3:00 p.m. after someone reported finding the woman unconscious in the home. First responders tried to resuscitate her, but it was to no avail. She died at the scene.
The police launched a large-scale search for witnesses in the death of 37-year-old Tjeerd van Seggeren in De Westereen in Friesland. Van Seggeren was found dead in a meadow on Sunday morning, July 9th. He attended the FreezeForce music festival the night before, ANP reports.
Two people turned themselves in at a police station in connection with the murder of a 51-year-old man, who was found dead in a home on Nova Zemblastraat in Amsterdam on Sunday evening, AD reports.
The police responded to the home around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, after receiving a report that someone may be dead inside. Responding officers found the man's body. The circumstances in which he was found immediately led the police to believe he was murdered. A large scale investigation was launched.
As in previous years, the number of murders committed in the Netherlands decreased in 2016, according to figures Statistics Netherlands released on Friday. Last year a total of 110 people were killed by violence in the country, ten fewer than in 2015. The victims were 76 men and 34 women.
The number of murder victims halved since the start of this century, both in men and women.
The Public Prosecutor and the Zeeland West-Brabant police's Cold Case team reopened the investigation into the murder of Robert Sengers in Esbeek in 2004. A reward of 15 thousand euros is offered for the tip that leads to the perpetrator, AD reports.
The Public Prosecutor demanded six years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment against 21-year-old Thomas B. in the court in Arnhem on Wednesday. He is suspected of murdering 19-year-old Willianne van Stempvoort in Ede in November last year.