murder

Crime scene
Nov 16 '17 13:10

The body of 48-year-old Maria de Jesus dos Santos Goncalves Santana was found in a lake on recreational area Starnmeer in Noord-Holland on Tuesday, the police said in a statement on Thursday. The 48-year-old Portuguese woman from The Hague went missing late in August.

The victim's 43-year-old partner was arrested on October 11th in connection with her disappearance.

Crime scene tape
Nov 16 '17 11:10

A 27-year-old woman died under suspicious circumstances on the pavement of Djakartaterras in Amsterdam-Oost on Sunday morning. The suspicious circumstances around her death indicate that she did not die of natural causes, and an investigation was launched, the police said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Nov 16 '17 08:40

The Amsterdam police may have stumbled across a serial killer in a missing person investigation. 44-year-old Sjonny W. from Amsterdam is suspected of gruesomely murdering two women, and involvement in the disappearance of a third, the Telegraaf reported on Thursday.

Mitch Henriquez
Nov 15 '17 16:40

The police officers involved in the fatal arrest of Aruban man in 2015, knew that he was dead almost immediately after the arrest, according to a lip reader who analyzed what the officers said to each other .

Gavel
Nov 13 '17 12:30

A man convicted of killing his girlfriend and the rape and murder of her daughter, was re-sentenced by a court in Leeuwarden on Monday. Alex L. was again told to spend thirty years of prison and time in a psychiatric prison facility with involuntary treatment for killing Manon Pieters (41) and her daughter Fleur (15).

Anne Faber
Nov 10 '17 15:02

Shortly after the disappearance of Anne Faber, suspect Michael P. was spotted running around with a knife in the garden of a forensic psychiatric clinic in Den Dolder where he resided. According to different sources he was disturbed, apparently seeing ninjas and interacting with them, newspaper AD reported.

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Nov 8 '17 15:40

A suspect was arrested at the airport of Medellin in Colombia in connection with the execution of two Dutch persons in the Dominican Republic. Their bodies were found on a sugar cane plantation in the east of the Dominican Republic in June, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Nov 8 '17 15:00

The Public Prosecutor demanded life in prison against 63-year-old Eshetu A. from Amstelveen for war crimes committed in Ethiopia in the 70s. A. is charged with imprisoning, torturing and murdering dozens of supposed opponents of the Derg regime, ANP reports. 

A. called the allegations against him "very shocking", but insists that the Prosecutor has the wrong man. According to him, many people in Ethiopa have the same name as him. 

Milica van Doorn, found raped and murdered in Zaanstad on 8 June 1992
Nov 7 '17 09:42

The Noord-Holland police and Public Prosecutor decided to launch a DNA kinship investigation in an attempt to finally solve the rape and murder of 19-year-old Milica van Doorn in Zaandam in 1992. On Monday a total of 133 men received a request to give a voluntary DNA sample for the investigation. None of the men approached are considered suspects, but the investigators hope that one of them is related to the suspect.

Police and paramedics at the scene of a fatal shooting in Blerick, Venlo, 1 Nov 2017
Nov 3 '17 12:10

A group of men threatened and harassed journalists in the Venlo district of Blerick on Thursday. A reporter and cameraman from PowNed were assaulted, and journalists from ANP and NOS were also targeted. Minister Ferdinand Grapperhaus of Justice and Security denounced these attacks, calling them unacceptable in the weekly ministerial council on Friday, according to 1Limburg.

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Nov 2 '17 13:30

The police arrested two women and two men in connection with the death of an 58-year-old woman in Overvecht, Utrecht. The woman was found murdered in her home in Overvecht on October 26th. The suspects are the woman's two daughters and their husbands, AD reports.

Investigators quickly determined that the victim did not die a natural death. How exactly she died was not revealed, as the investigation is ongoing. The woman's daughters and sons-in-law came up in the investigation as the last people to see the victim. 

A homage to Berta Caceres
Nov 1 '17 15:50

Dutch development bank FMO is at least partly responsible for the death of Honduran activist Berta Caceres in March last year, according to the conclusions of an international team of human rights lawyers in an investigation report published on Tuesday. The Dutch bank helped fund the construction of a hydroelectric power plant in Honduras, protests around which ultimately resulted in the activist's murder, the Volkskrant reports.

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Oct 31 '17 14:20

Thi H., a 28-year-old woman suspected of arson and murder in an Amersfoort house fire that , will stay in custody. In court on Tuesday H.'s lawyer called for her immediate release, arguing that the police's use of an informant to get her confession, was in violation of her human rights, AD reports.

Crime scene tape
Oct 31 '17 10:20

A 58-year-old man who was on Sunday afternoon, died of his injuries on Monday, the victim's family and the police confirmed to the Telegraaf. According to the newspaper, the perpetrator first hit the man with his car and then attacked him with the hammer. 

Anne Faber
Oct 27 '17 07:36

Michael P., the man suspected of murdering , first hid her body in another place before moving it to a wooded area in Zeewolde, where the police found her, AD reports based on sources close to the investigation.

Nicky Verstappen, murdered at age 11 in Brunssum in August 1998
Oct 26 '17 16:10

The police and Public Prosecutor in Limburg are starting the first step in a into the murder of 11-year-old in 1998. Around 1,500 men are invited to cooperate in this first step of the DNA investigation, AD reports.

Wellant College
Oct 26 '17 09:08

Michael P., the man suspected of murdering , followed a gardeners course at a night school in Houten and was allowed to leave the Altrecht psychiatric institution in Den Dolder to attend classes, the Telegraaf reports. According to the newspaper, the school, Wellant College, knew nothing of his background.

man-wordt-geboeid-afgevoerd arrest
Oct 25 '17 14:50

A 23-year-old man without fixed residence was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the . Several sources told Omroep Brabant that the suspect is the victim's grandson.

Anne Faber
Oct 25 '17 12:04

Michael P. is officially suspected of raping , the Public Prosecutor announced on Wednesday. He is also suspected of murder or manslaughter. The 27-year-old man will be admitted to the Pieter Baan Center for psychiatric examination, NU.nl reports.

Gavel (Source: Wikimedia/Brian Turner)
Oct 24 '17 16:40

A man suspected of stabbing a 38-year-old man to death on a busy Amsterdam subway in July, is a patient at AMC's psychiatric department in Amsterdam. At the time of the stabbing, suspect Philip O. was on leave from the clinic, the Public Prosecutor confirmed to NU.nl following reports by AT5. 

A magistrate ruled on Tuesday that 27-year-old O. must be admitted ot the Pieter Baan Center for a mental health examination. He is being charged with murder. The judiciary also suspects him of assaulting an AMC nurse in June. The investigation against the man is still ongoing. 

 crime scene tape
Oct 24 '17 12:40

The Altrecht psychiatric institution in Den Dolder promised to release an overview of the patients currently in the clinic within the next few days. The overview will show what percentage of the patients are serving prison sentences of which length, but not specifically what they were sentenced for. The association for law breakers BWO is against this plan and filed summary proceedings to try and stop it, RTV Utrecht reports.

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Oct 24 '17 09:02

The police are investigating the death of an 83-year-old woman from Tilburg. The elderly woman was found dead in her home on Sunday, and according to the police she was killed in a crime. On Tuesday morning investigators asked local residents with information to come forward, Omroep Brabant reports.

Forensic investigators at a crime scene
Oct 23 '17 15:20

A man died after falling from a home on Groesbeekseweg in Nijmegen on Monday morning. The police can't say with certainty that the fall was an accident, and therefore closed down the area as a crime scene, the Gelderland police said on Twitter around 1:00 p.m. 

Emergency services responded to the home around 11:00 a.m. and found the victim already dead at the scene. The victim's identity, age and where he is from were not revealed. "The police do not rule out a crime in fatal fall", the police said on Twitter.

Gavel (Source: Wikimedia/Brian Turner)
Oct 23 '17 14:40

Murder suspect Admilson R. was forcibly removed from the court in Leeuwarden after he had an outburst on Monday morning. The court was handling the appeal case against Admilson R. and his brother Marcos R. for the murders of three people in Drenthe in 2012 and 2013. Admilson R. jumped up and shouted that he deserves a life sentence, AD reports.

"You determine my punishment. But I determine my time", R. shouted, jumping up. Four guards grabbed him and dragged him out of the court room. It turned out that he had a small, sharp object - believed to be a razor blade - on him. 

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