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Flowers and messages left at a community center in Amsterdam's Oostelijke Eilanden where 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchikhi was killed on 26 January 2018
Mar 14 '18 16:00

On Wednesday the police started searching a number of cellars, garages and sheds in the Amsterdam neighborhood of Wittenburg. They are looking for any suspicious situations that may have to do with recent fatal shootings in the neighborhood, Het Parool and AT5 report.

Djordy Latumahina
Mar 14 '18 12:00

The Public Prosecutor demanded prison sentences of up to 30 years against the seven suspects in the mistaken identity murder of Amsterdam DJ Djordy Latumahina and the attempted murder of his girlfriend and daughter, NU.nl reports.

collegas-op-straat
Mar 8 '18 15:40

The police are investigating a possible link between the murder of Iranian activist Ahmad Mola Nissi in The Hague in November last year, and the murder of another Iranian, 58-year-old Ali Motamed, in Almere in 2015, the Telegraaf reports.

Crime scene tape surrounds a home on Sloterlandseweg in Katlijk, where a couple was found murdered, 26 Sept 2017
Mar 8 '18 14:18

A 14-year-old boy was convicted of murdering his parents in their home in the Friesland village of Katlijk in September last year. On Thursday the court gave him the maximum sentence possible for a convict of his age - a year in juvenile detention and institutionalized psychiatric treatment, RTL Nieuws reports.

Ivana Smit
Mar 8 '18 08:12

The private detective hired by Ivana Smit's parents to investigate her death in Malaysia in December, has completed his investigation. The 18-year-old Dutch model's death must be treated as a crime, private detective Mark Williams-Thomas concluded, RTL Nieuws reports.

jail
Mar 1 '18 16:50

Michael P., the man suspected of raping and murdering Anne Faber, must serve the rest of the sentence he previously got for rape and extortion, the Public Prosecutor demanded in the court in Arnhem on Thursday. P. was previously sentenced to 12 years in prison for raping two underage girls in Nijkerk in 2010 and for multiple muggings, RTL Nieuws reports.

Nicky Verstappen, murdered at age 11 in Brunssum in August 1998
Feb 26 '18 13:30

Men in the Limburg region massively responded to the police's call to give a DNA sample for a kinship investigation in the 1998 murder of 11-year-old Nicky Verstappen from Heibloem. On Saturday alone, 1,225 men gave samples. The police even opened an extra collection point in Landgraaf to process the massive response, the Telegraaf reports.

Gavel
Feb 22 '18 10:40

Family members of Yassine Majiti, who was shot and killed in Breda last year, apologized for starting a brawl in the court in Den Bosch on Wednesday, lawyer Peter Schouten said to Omroep Brabant.

An electronic stethoscope
Feb 21 '18 10:40

On Tuesday morning the police officially arrested a Maastricht doctor on suspicion of involvement in the death of his 76-year-old mother-in-law, the police said in a statement.

Crime scene tape
Feb 20 '18 07:55

The body of a woman was found in a home on Kraaijenbergstraat in Hattem on Monday evening. The police believe she was killed in a crime. A man was arrested in the home on suspicion of involvement in the woman's death, the Gelderland police said on Twitter.

No details were released about the identity of the victim or the suspect. The police also didn't say how the woman died, or whether she and the man knew each other.

The police closed down the home for forensic investigation. According to NOS, police officers also spoke to local residents. 

Forensic investigators at the scene of a murder
Feb 19 '18 13:10

A body was found in a home on Van Zuijlenware in Zwolle on Saturday while the police searched the home as part of a missing person investigation. The police have not confirmed the identity of the victim. But the victim's family told De Stentor that it is indeed the 38-year-old man that went missing in Zwolle on February 7th. 

Feb 15 '18 15:20

A doctor in Maastricht is suspected of murdering his German mother-in-law in a nursing Martha Flora in 2016. The police are also investigating a notary in this case, who is suspected of inaccuracies in the drafting of official documents, including the victim's will, De Limburger reports.

Forensic investigators at the scene of a fatal shooting on De Clercqstraat, 13 May 2015
Feb 14 '18 15:20

The police arrested a 33-year-old man from Suriname for involvement in the murder of 25-year-old Youssef El Kahtaoui on De Clercqstraat in Amsterdam in May 2015. Traces of DNA found at the scene of the crime led to the arrest, the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday.

The suspect was arrested on January 19th, but the arrest was only announced today because he was in restricted custody. AT5 and Het Parool identify the suspect as Quincy S.

Forensic investigators at the scene of a double assassination on Rhijnauwensingel in Rotterdam, 20 Dec 2017
Feb 14 '18 14:00

An 18-year-old from Rotterdam was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the assassination of two men in the Rotterdam neighborhood of Beverwaard late last year. The young man was still 17 at the time of the shooting, the police said in Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday.

The police are convinced that the teenager did not act alone and are still looking for other suspects.

Ali Kaynak
Feb 14 '18 13:20

The police released surveillance camera footage of the evening restaurant owner Ali Kaynak was murdered outside his Amsterdam restaurant in September on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday. The video shows Kaynak having a meeting in his restaurant, going outside and then being gunned down by two men.

Forensic investigators at a crime scene
Feb 12 '18 15:50

A 46-year-old woman was found dead in her home on  Baron van Asbeckweg in Warfhuizen, Groningen on Sunday afternoon. She was killed in a crime, the police confirmed on Monday. Her 32-year-old boyfriend was arrested in the home, RTV Noord reports.

A spokesperson for the police told the broadcaster that the arrested man is known to the police, which usually means that the suspect has some kind of criminal record.

The police are doing forensic investigations in and around the home. So far nothing was revealed about how the woman died.

 

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Feb 12 '18 15:10

The Amsterdam mayor, police and Public Prosecutor are concerned about a seeming shift towards more invisible forms of crime in the Dutch the capital, they said in a report on Monday. With "invisible" crimes they refer to actions that are criminal in nature, but are socially embedded in neighborhoods and often out of the control and sight of the government, ANP reports.

A large proportion of this invisible crime has to do with conflicts in the drug world, according to the Amsterdam triangle. These crimes lead to arms trade, money laundering and assassinations.

Police guard in a detention center
Feb 8 '18 10:40

The Rotterdam police's cold case team arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of involvement in their 29-year-old daughter's death in 2012. The 63-year-old man and 58-year-old woman from Zwaag were arrested two weeks ago and remanded into custody for 30 days on Tuesday, the Public Prosecutor announced on Thursday.

Ivana Smit
Feb 7 '18 13:40

New surveillance camera footage surfaced showing Ivana Smit in a club in Malaysia just hours before her death. The footage shows American Alexander Johnson carrying the 18-year-old Dutch model out of the club. Lawyer Sebas Diekstra posted the photo on Twitter.

Flowers and messages left at a community center in Amsterdam's Oostelijke Eilanden where 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchikhi was killed on 26 January 2018
Feb 7 '18 09:21

The car used in a fatal shooting at a community center in Amsterdam on January 26th, was stolen in Houten on January 5th, the police revealed on Opsporing Verzocht on Tuesday night. 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchikhi, who worked as an intern at the community center on Grote Wittenburgerstraat, was killed in the shooting. Two others were injured.

A Mercedes with the body of Ralm Meneima in its trunk pulled from the Stieltjeskanaal, 31 March 2017
Feb 6 '18 13:30

The Dutch authorities offered a 15 thousand euros reward for information that leads to an arrest in the murder of Ralf Meinema. The 31-year-old man from Klazienaveen in Drenthe was found murdered in the trunk of a Mercedes, which was half submerged in the Stieltjeskanaal between Zandpol and Coevorden in March last year. 

Ivana Smit
Feb 5 '18 07:40

Dutch model Ivana Smit's death in Malaysia was not an accident and a murder investigation should be launched, Mark Williams-Thomas, a British private detective Ivana's family hired to look into her death, said to Belgian broadcaster TVL.

Jozias_van_Aartsen
Feb 1 '18 09:54

Mayor Jozias van Aartsen visited the Oostelijke Eilanden district in Amsterdam on Wednesday. 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchkhi was killed and two others were hurt in a shooting at a community center in the area last week. There's a lot of work to be done in the area, the mayor concluded after speaking with the victims' families and local residents, NU.nl reports.

Candle
Jan 26 '18 07:41

Freddy D. from Hoogeveen is suspected of strangling his 12-year-old stepdaughter Djamila Marissen to death, the Public Prosecutor revealed in a pro-forma hearing for this case on Thursday afternoon.

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