murder

Dutch police crime scene tape
Jul 17 '18 10:50

The police arrested a man on Monday suspected of involvement in the death of a 22-year-old woman in Hilversum last week. The young woman was found dead in a villa on Waldecklaan on July 9th. 

No further details were revealed about the suspect, as he is in restricted custody. This means that he is only allowed contact with his lawyer and the authorities.

mossos-desquadra
Jul 16 '18 11:50

Two suspects were arrested on suspicion of involvement in the death of a Dutch tourist on Mallorca on Friday. The victim is Wouter van Luijn, a 34-year-old film editor from Amsterdam, newspaper AD reports.

mossos-desquadra
Jul 13 '18 15:00

A 34-year-old Dutch tourist died after being beaten up by a group of five young people near Palma on the Spanish island of Mallorca. The Spanish police are investigating this as a murder and are looking for the perpetrators, ANP reports.

The Dutch tourist was attacked and beaten unconscious near a petrol station to the north of the city's airport at around 5:00 a.m. on Friday. Emergency workers rushed the victim to the Academic Hospital Son Espases, where the he died of his injuries. 

B92-ECUCMAA9Z8t
Jul 12 '18 16:20

Marcel S. was sentenced to 12 years in prison and institutionalized psychiatric treatment for the death of his 10-year-old son Diego. The court in Rotterdam considered it proven that the 39-year-old man strangled his son to death in anger after his wife left him and convicted him of manslaughter, ANP reports.

Martin Kok
Jul 12 '18 14:20

Achraf B., suspected of involvement in the murder of crime writer Martin Kok, told witness Anouar B. about Kok's assassination, providing information that only the perpetrator could have, the Public Prosecutor revealed in a pro-forma hearing against Achraf B. in the high-security court at Schiphol on Thursday. The suspect denies that this conversation with Anouar B. ever happened, NU.nl reports.

Gavel
Jul 12 '18 13:00

The Public Prosecutor is dropping an investigation into decorated soldier Marco Kroon, who said that he killed a man who abducted him while on a mission in Afghanistan. The investigation has yet to provide a definitive answer, but there are insufficient leads to confirm whether or not what Kroon reported actually happened, the Public Prosecutor said on Thursday, NOS reports.

Crime scene tape
Jul 12 '18 08:59

A 24-year-old woman was found dead in a home on Bosboomstraat in Utrecht on Wednesday morning. She was killed in a crime, the police confirmed. A 31-year-old man from Nieuwegein was arrested on Wednesday afternoon. 

Omroep Brabant identifies the victim as Laura Korsman. She was found murdered in the student home where she lived. Sources from the neighborhood told the broadcaster that her ex-boyfriend, who was stalking her, is responsible for her death.

Dutch police car
Jul 10 '18 14:40

A woman was stabbed to death in the Noord-Brabant village of Hoogerheide on Tuesday morning. A man was arrested at the scene. 

Emergency services responded to the home on Binnenweg at around 7:45 a.m., after the stabbing was reported to the police. First responders tried to resuscitate the victim, but it was to no avail. She died at the scene.

The resident of the home was found nearby. He was arrested on suspicion of involvement in the fatal stabbing. He is in custody for questioning.

The police are investigating what happened. 

Orlando Boldewijn
Jul 10 '18 10:40

Orlando Boldewijn was commemorated in Ypenburg in The Hague on Sunday. The 17-year-old boy from Rotterdam died in Ypenburg in February, after a date made on dating app Grindr. His body was found in a lake a week after he went missing. 

Dutch police crime scene tape
Jul 10 '18 08:47

A woman was found dead in a villa in Hilversum on Monday. Police officers responded to the villa after a report of a suspicious situation. The police are investigating whether the woman was killed in a crime, NOS reports.

So far nothing is known about the victim's identity, age or how she died. Forensic investigators and officers with sniffer dogs were spotted in and around the home on Waldecklaan on Monday.

Police guard in a detention center
Jul 6 '18 10:30

A 17-year-old boy was sentenced to a year in juvenile detention and juvenile institutionalized psychiatric treatment for the murder of 16-year-old Nick Bood in Zaandam.This is the maximum sentence possible under juvenile law in the Netherlands, NU.nl reports.

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Jul 5 '18 12:20

The man suspected of murdering Reduan B., brother of key witness Nabil B., was approached to commit the assassination in the autumn of last year, he stated. According to Shurandy S., he was only told who the target was two days before the murder, and did not know that the target was the brother of a key witness, was revealed during the first introductory session against S. on Thursday, NU.nl reports.

detail-afzetlint
Jul 5 '18 08:27

After the murder of Reduan B., brother of key witness Nabil B., the Public Prosecutor eavesdropped on a conversation between a journalist and a source without following the proper procedures, the Public Prosecutor confirmed in a statement on Wednesday after NOS wrote about it.

busje-forensische-opsporing
Jul 5 '18 07:52

The body of a woman was found in a home on Bronsgietersdonk in Apeldoorn on Wednesday evening. The police "seriously take into account" that she was killed in a crime, a spokesperson for the police said to De Stentor.

The police responded to the home around 7:00 p.m. So far the police said nothing about how the woman died. No arrests were made. 

Neighbors told De Stentor that a married couple lived in the home. Whether the husband was home on Wednesday evening is not clear. Local residents described them as pleasant neighbors. 

Forensic investigators at a crime scene
Jul 4 '18 08:20

A man was found dead in a home on Het Oosterveld in Enschede on Tuesday afternoon. The police believe he was killed in a crime. By Wednesday morning the house was screened off by the police, so that onlookers can't see the crime scene. Forensic investigators are at the scene, Tubantia reports.

So far nothing is known about the victim's identity or how he died. 

Police
Jun 25 '18 11:10

The Kanaleneiland police station in Utrecht received hundreds of cards and letters expressing support for a police officer injured after an explosion in an apartment building in the city on Thursday. Dozens of bunches of flowers were delivered, and social media is also flooded with messages for the police officer, NOS reports.

"We feel the support. Overwhelming", a police officer said to RTV Utrecht.

Savannah Dekker, missing in Bunschoten since 1 Jun 2017
Jun 20 '18 10:30

The Public Prosecutor demanded two years of juvenile detention and juvenile institutionalized psychiatric treatment against the 17-year-old boy suspected of murdering 14-year-old Savannah Dekker from Bunschoten. That is the maximum sentence that can be imposed on the suspect, who was 16 years old when Savannah was killed, under juvenile criminal law, NOS reports.

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Jun 18 '18 16:20

The Colombian authorities arrested a 36-year-old British man who still has to serve a prison sentence of over 18 years for the murder of a 12-year-old Dutch boy at a caravan camp in Breda, NOS reports.

Danny Gubbels was sitting at the kitchen table with his mother in 2010 when gunmen opened fire on their caravan. 27 shots were fired. The boy was killed, his mother was injured. 

Dutch police crime scene tape
Jun 15 '18 10:10

The police held a large search in Hoogeveen on Thursday around the home of Marcel Hoogerbrugge, who was killed there late last year, the Telegraaf reports.

In a canal near the house, the police searched for trace evidence and objects that may be related to the crime. The team of investigators searched for a few specific objects, including a rented bicycle, according to the newspaper.

Gavel
Jun 14 '18 09:39

The mother standing trial for the murder or manslaughter of her 8-year-old daughter Sharleyne in Hoogeveen in 2015, claims she can't remember anything after she saw her daughter's body lying outside their apartment building over the balustrade of their 10th floor home. "From then on it's black", she said in court on Wednesday, NU.nl reports.

The court wanted Helene J. to explain exactly what happened on the night of June 7th and early morning of June 8th, when the girl died. But J. said she can't remember anything due to the panic after seeing her daughter's body.

Jail
Jun 14 '18 08:10

It is expected that later this year a decision will be made about the early release of Dutch-Surinamese man Jaitsen Singh, who has been in prison in the United States for 34 years. There is a chance that he was unjustly convicted of the murders of his wife and daughter, ANP reports.

Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs said that the Netherlands expressed its support for an early release on humanitarian grounds. Singh is getting consular assistance from the Netherlands.

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
Jun 13 '18 10:20

The police offered a 25 thousand euros reward for the tip that leads to the perpetrators who shot and killed 17-year-old Mohammed Bouchikhi in Amsterdam in January. The teenager was killed at the community center in Wittenburg, where he worked as an intern.

Anne Faber
Jun 12 '18 11:40

Anne Faber's family had the chance to speak in court on Tuesday during the second day of the trail against her suspected murderer Michael P. "Anne, full of joy, only 25, so innocently out on a bike ride. The perpetrator destroyed everything. Her life, our lives and the lives of everyone who loved her", the young Utrecht woman's father said in court, NOS reports. 

"Honestly, I think I should have the right to punish the perpetrator myself. I have such pain in my heart", Anne's father continued. "Anne is the most precious and vulnerable thing in my life, along with my son Rogier."

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
Jun 12 '18 10:50

On Tuesday the police will be in the Amsterdam neighborhood of Wittenburg with a special truck to inform local residents about the latest developments in the investigation into the murder of Mohammed Bouchikhi, Het Parool reports.

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