The news that Bart van U. (38), who was arrested in connection with the murder of his sister Lois, is also connected with the murder of former Health Minister Els Borst, has caused quite a stir. The hashtag #ElsBorst is trending on Twitter in the Netherlands.
New details emerged about the 38 year old Bart van U., who surrendered to the police in connection with his sister's murder.
Several suspects were arrested in Turkey today in connection with the murder of Vedat S. S. was shot and killed in Istanbul on December 24th of last year.
A man was arrested in Rotterdam on Wednesday in connection with a murder in Zeebrugge, Belgium. The dead body of a 26-year-old woman was found in the dunes in Zeebrugge in 2010. She was only identified last year.
There were 137 murders in the Netherlands in 2014. This is the lowest number since 1992, Elsevier reports.
Faig B. (29) from Helmond was sentenced to life imprisonment by the court in The Hague. According to the judges, B. shot and killed three young women "in a ruthless manner", committed homicide on the mother of one of the victims and seriously injured the same victim's father. B. was previously also sentenced to life imprisonment by the court in Dordrecht.
Bart Stapert, lawyer of executed Dutchman in Indonesia tells the story of his is client, only hours after the execution. Papua-born Dutch citizen Ang Kiem Soei, 62, received a death sentence in 2003 for allegedly producing ecstasy in an Indonesian drug lab.
A 60-year-old Amsterdam woman is dead following a shooting that witnesses say included automatic gunfire. The shooting happened at 10:10 p.m. Wednesday on Pieter van der Werfstraat in the Geuzenveld neighbourhood of Amsterdam Nieuw-West.
The widow of Stéphane Charbonnier, the editor and caricaturist of satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo, compares her husband's death to the murder of the Dutch film director Theo Van Gogh. Charbonnier was killed in the Charlie Hebdo shootings on January 7th.
A 23 year old Tilburg resident was stabbed on Jan Scharpstraat in the Oud-Noord district yesterday afternoon. The man died shortly after arriving at the hospital. The police have started a large scale investigation with about 15 people working on the investigation team.
A man was shot and killed in Amsterdam Noord on Wednesday. Police officers found the man seriously wounded in his car on Tussendek at around 15:40. Emergency workers tried to resuscitate the man on the scene and at the hospital, but to no avail. The victim is a 44 year old from Amsterdam.
The police are urgently looking for witnesses to the murder on Tussendek in Amsterdam-Noord on Wednesday, December 31st 2014.
The court in Cambodia today sentenced a homeless man to 13 years in prison for the murder of a Dutch woman and her baby daughter during an attempted robbery at their home in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
The man who was murdered on Duurstedelaan in Utrecht on Friday, December 19th, at about 19:45, has been identified as the 44 year old Mohamed Boulaaouin from Zeist.
The Moroccan judge yesterday sentenced Hamza B. to 20 years in prison. B. was involved in a double homicide and triple attempted murder in Staatsliedenbuurt in Amsterdam on December 29th, 2012. The prosecutor demanded the death penalty earlier that day, which in practice means life in prison.
The 44 year old man for Zeist who was murdered on Duurstedelaan in Utrecht on Friday, was not in his own car. The car is registered to a woman who was born in 1978. She knew the man, but according to a family member, does not know what led to the shooting.
The police have received an important tip about the murder of former minister Els Borst. Crime journalist Peter R. de Vries received information about someone with a duty of confidentiality, who can not talk to the police him-/herself. De Vries gave the tip to the police.
A 44 year old man from Zeist was shot and killed in a car on Duurstedelaan in Utrecht on Friday night. The police suspect a murder.
Two of the three suspects arrested for the shooting incident in Enschede on Wednesday, were released on Sunday. The remain suspects in the investigation.
The Twente region was shaken by two murders yesterday. A corpse was removed from the Twentekanaal at Markelo and the 24 year old Joey Moes was shot and killed in Enschede.
A man was shot on the square behind the Twekkelerveld shopping center in Enschede at about 22:15 last night. The police has confirmed that the victim died of his injuries in hospital.
The Magistrate has decided that Willem Holleeder will be detained for a further two weeks, following his arrest on Saturday, December 13. Willem Holleeder was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the assassinations on Kees Houtman in 2005 and Thomas van der Bijl in 2006.
The police found the body of a 56 year old Rotterdam resident in Bredenoord on Friday night. An autopsy revealed that the man was possibly murdered. The victim was last seen alive on December 10th, two days before his body was discovered.
Mark van N., better known as the "horror dentist", has stopped eating and drinking. According to ANP, he made this announcement today during the summary proceedings about his imminent deportation to France. In France, the dentist is accused of mistreating dozens of patients.