A former child soldier from Sierra Leone has been sentenced to 5 years in prison and psychiatric care for killing his upstairs neighbor in Rotterdam in December 2011.
Today the police are searching for the weapon used in the murder of the Lithuanian Gintas Macionis (37).
The prosecutor said on Monday during a non-substantive hearing of the case that the 36 year old Claudia Oskam was stabbed, strangled and kicked to death.
A man was stabbed to death in his house in Den Bosch early on Thursday morning. A 52 year old man, living in the same house has been arrested.
The Department of Justice has released new footage relating to the murder of 48-year-old Robert Voorhorst in Zwolle last week, and is asking for witnesses to help in identifying the culprits, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
The Public Prosecutor offered a 15 thousand euro reward for information leading to a breakthrough in the murder case in Zwolle.
Police are calling on the public for help in the investigation of the murder of 34-year-old Derkiaoui van der Meijden on Monday, August 18, in Amsterdam Oost/Zeeburg. Police are requesting anyone who took video footage of the incident to come forward.
The court in Amsterdam will be the scene of a new preparatory session in the case of the shooting in the city's Staatsliedenbuurt on the 29th of December 2012, in which two men were killed. The suspects in the hearing are 34-year-old Anouar B. and 26-year-old Adil A., Elsevier reports.
The 55-year-old Nadja tells authorities that she drove her mother's body to the Czech Republic in order to give her a proper farewell. As the woman is held suspect in her own mother's murder, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is questioning whether her mother was already dead at departure, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
As investigations into the flight MH17 crash in Ukraine are underway, the Dutch Public Prosecution Authority (OM) is suspecting murder, war crimes and the intention of making a plane crash, the NRC reports.
Dutch war criminal Siert Bruins will not have to go to prison for the murder of resistance fighter Aldert Klaas Dijkema in 1944. The Public Prosecution Authority in Germany has retracted the appeal to convict Bruins for murder, the court in Hagen, Germany reports.
In Curaçao, an escaped convict has been caught, after being on the run for two months. Liomar W. was arrested sitting in a car with his father.
The four culprits of a triple murder in Purmerland in North Holland were convicted to sentences between ten and 20 yeas yesterday. The suspects killed three people at different times with a machine gun.
A 24-year old Dominican man living in Amsterdam, George H., is involved in an expanding investigation involving fraud and possible murder, Het Parool reports.
Germain Katanga, former Congolese militia leader has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for being complicit in committing war crimes by the International Crime Court in The Hague. He has been found guilty of murdering citizens and plundering.
One of the suspects in the case of the murder of Curaçao politician Helmin Wiels received 60,000 Antillian guilders (around €23,000) the day after the murder. He got this money from L.F., nicknamed 'Pretu', who committed suicide in a Curaçao police cell last year, where he was incarcerated in connection with the murder of Wiels on the 5th of May, 2013, the ANP reports.
A 27-year old patient from the Vrederust psychiatric clinic in Halsteren has received a prison sentence of 4 years, as well as involuntary psychiatric treatment. The court in Breda convicted Mark L. on Monday for killing another patient in the clinic in October last year.
The three Dutch nationals who were released by their Nigerian kidnappers on saturday landed safely at Schiphol this morning. Only one of the returnees was seen at the exit, the other two left the airport via another exit, the Algemeen Dagblad reports.
German police have found the car belonging to a 66-year old woman who was murdered in Tricht last week. Her 29-year old son was sitting in the car.
The Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI) has done an autopsy on the body of the elderly woman who was discovered dead in her home on the Lingedijk in Tricht. This autopsy reveals that the 66-year old woman was killed. Police are now asking for any tips that could lead to this case being solved.
The Public Prosecution Authority (OM) will give €10,000 for the tip that leads to the arrest of the man who killed Amsterdam bar owner Kenneth Renaldo Richards in January.
In the last few years, there have been more than 500 reports of honor killing in the Netherlands. In 2013, the number even rose. These incidents take the form of abuse, rape, kidnapping or murder, and are all in the effort to avenge someone.
A new victim of Jos de G. has come forward, who claims she was pulled from her bike, dragged to a forest and raped by the 47-year old man in from Helmond 1987. This has been announced by public prosecutor Erna Vrijhoeven at the court in Den Bosch on Thursday.