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.
The Leeuwarden Court of Appeal ruled on Thursday that 29 year-old Alasam S. will serve a six year prison sentence and undergo compulsory psychiatric treatment. The appeal resulted in a 22 year reduction on the original sentence of 28 years imprisonment.
A highly disconcerted Magda Berndsen of political party D66 has challenged Security and Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten to start assisting police investigate recent street assassinations. The Member of Parliament expressed concern, suggesting that Minister Opstelten does not have his priorities in order.
The man who was shot and died in front of the Riverside cafe on Rijnstraat in Amsterdam at about 23:00 last night, is known criminal in the Amsterdam underworld Murat Garki (25).
A 54-year old coffee shop owner from Amsterdam may be sentenced to 8 years in jail for the murder of his 44 year-old cousin, who passed away in January.
The woman who was shot and killed in Amstelveen yesterday, has been identified as Luana Luz Xavier (34), the girlfriend of the Amsterdam criminal Najib "Ziggy" H. In the criminal world she is accused of luring a target to a (failed) assassination attempt for her boyfriend H.
The widow of the murdered mental health director Rob Zweekhorst made an appeal to the public to share any information that could lead to solving the murder on television on Saturday night.
The man who was found dead in the water in Gouda on Saturday has been identified as the 43 year old Ewoud Siegers from Gouderak, a town near Gouda. The police suspects a crime.
Spanish brothers, Juan and Julio C. have confessed to the murder of Dutchman Martin Verfondern, six months after the victim's remains were discovered. Over fours years ago, Martin Verfondern, and his car, suddenly disappeared from the village Santo Alla do Monte in Spain.
Chea Phin has confessed to stabbing a Dutch woman and her 19 month old daughter to death in their home in Phnom Pehn, Cambodia.
On Tuesday the defense of the accused Jos de G. from Helmond filed a recusal request against the court in the case about the death and rape of Nicole van den Hurk.
The identity of the woman who was found in the dunes of Zeebrugge in 2010 has puzzled the Belgian police for more than four years. Only now it has become clear that she is a Bulgarian woman from Rotterdam.
Benaouf A., found guilty of being an accomplice in the murder of crime boss Najeb Bouhbouh in 2012, has been sentenced by an Amsterdam court to ten years imprisonment.
The mental health institution Reinier van Arkel in Den Bosch mistakenly released a crazed man who committed a murder almost immediately after his release.
Ada S. has been found guilty of murdering her second husband, a court in Leeuwarden, Friesland ruled today. She was immediately sentenced to serve twenty years in prison. The 52-year-old woman from Vortum-Mullem in Brabant was initially on trial for murdering both her deceased husbands, but acquitted on charges of the first death, due to lack of evidence.