Jos de G. was sentenced on appeal to 12 years in prison for raping and killing 15-year-old Nicole van den Hurk in 1995. The court in Den Bosch convicted him of rape and manslaughter on Tuesday. When this case was first tried two years ago, De G. was convicted of only rape and sentenced to 5 years in prison, NU.nl reports.
Possible mistakes made by the Netherlands forensic institute NFI in investigations into stabbings and assaults had no influence on the court case surrounding the murder and rape of Eindhoven girl Nicole van den Hurk in 1995, according to lawyer Job Knoester. He is representing Jos de G. in the appeal against his rape conviction in this case, ANP reports.
The Public Prosecutor filed an appeal in the case surrounding the rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk in 1995. Earlier this month suspect Jos de G. was found guilty of raping the 15-year-old girl and sentenced to 5 years in prison. But the court acquitted him of killing the Eindoven teen.
Jolanda van der Wijden, step-mother of in 1995 raped and murdered Nicole van den Hurk, "flipped out" when the court acquitted Jos de G. of killing the 15-year-old girl on Monday, she said while discussing the court ruling on RTL Late Night on Tuesday.
Psychiatric clinic De Rooyse Wissel wants convicted rapist Jos de G. to be sentenced to a longer period of institutionalized psychiatric treatment, an expert from the clinic said in the court in Den Bosch on Wednesday. According to him, if De G. is released there is a long-term risk that he will rape someone again, the Telegraaf reports.
The family of murdered 15-year-old Nicole van den Hurk is absolutely stunned that suspect Jos de G. was acquitted of killing her. De G. was found guilty of raping the gilr in 1995 and sentenced to five years in prison. Nicole's father Ad van den Hurk called the ruling a "huge disappointment" in an interview with the Telegraaf.
Family members left the courtroom sobbing as a judge in Den Bosch acquitted a man -repeatedly accused of sexual offences- of manslaughter in the 1995 death of teen Nicole van den Hurk. The not-guilty verdict was read shortly after the court convicted him of rape in the attack on the victim. The crime remained an open cold case until a DNA match led to the arrest of Jos de G. in 2014.
Today the court in Den Bosch will rule in the case surrounding the murder of 15-year-old Nicole van den Hurk in 1995. Suspect Jos de G. faces 14 years in prison. "Of course you can never live with a punishment that will never be high enough for someone who killed your daughter", father Ad van den Hurk said on Omroep Brabant program Kraak on Sunday. "But it is the highest punisment the court can impose."
Ad van den Hurk verbally attacked Jos de G., the suspect in the rape and murder of his daughter Nicole, in the Den Bosch court during the last day of the trial on Thursday. Among other things, he called De G. a "breathing flesh heap" and creature" and blamed him for showing no remorse for what he did to his daughter, the Telegraaf reports.
There will be no new judges on the trial on the rape and murder of 15-year-old Nicole van den Hurk in 1995. On Wednedsay the court in Den Bosch denied a recusal request filed by the girl's family
Murdered Nicole van den Hurk's family submitted a recusal request. They want the judges currently on the case to be replaced because they feel the judges don't take them seriously. The family also thinks the judges may be biased
The Public Prosecutor demanded 14 years in prison against Jos de G. in court on Wednesday for the rape and killing of 15-year-old Nicole van den Hurk in 1995. De G. faces charges of rape and manslaughter.
Jolande van der Graaf, journalist for the Telegraaf, will testify in the Nicole van den Hurk rape and murder case, the court in Den Bosch decided on Tuesday
It is 2.28 million times more likely that the DNA trace evidence found on raped and murdered Nicole van den Hurk belongs to three random people, than it belongs to suspect Jos de G. and two random individuals, researchers from New Zealand concluded, according to Telegraaf reporter Sophie Kluivers tweeting from within the courtroom.
DNA evidence found in the 1995 rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk, will be re-analyzed in New-Zealand using a new method. The intent is that this reexamination will provide clarity on whether or not the DNA belongs to 48-year-old suspect Jos de G.
The two new witnesses in the Nicole van den Hurk rape and murder trial heard suspect Jos de G. talk about killing a girl while they were all patients in the mental institution in Veldzicht some 10 years ago. "I strangled her", De G. said to the first new witness
The Public Prosecutor has requested that the court in Den Bosch suspend the Nicole van den Hurk murder trial for two weeks after a new witness reported to the police on Tuesday. The witness claims that he heard suspect Jos de G. talk about killing a girl and believes this was Nicole van den Hurk.
Jos de G.'s lawyer is questioning the reliability of the DNA match that connects his client with the murder of Nicole van den Hurk in 1995.
Twenty years after the fact, a suspect is finally standing trial for the rape and murder of Nicole van den Hurk from Eindhoven. On Monday suspect Jos de G. told the court in Den Bosch that he definitely did not kill the 15 year old girl in 1995, and if he did have sex with her, he cannot remember it.
Nearly 20 years to the day after Nicole van den Hurk went missing, the lawyer for 48-year-old Jos de G., suspected in the teen's rape and murder, maintained his innocence in court on Monday. De G. was arrested in 2014 after his DNA matched trace evidence found on the victim.
A court in Den Bosch denied a request by defense attorneys to dismiss the judges assigned to the trial of Jos de G. The man is accused of the 1995 rape and murder of 15-year-old Nicole van den Hurk.
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 clothes Nicole van den Hurk was wearing when she was murdered in 1995, were probably destroyed within two months after the discovery of her body.
During a pre-trial review in Den Bosch on Thursday, the Public Prosecution Authority (OM) dropped the homicide charge against Jos de G., the accused killer of teenaged girl Nicole van den Hurk from Eindhoven. The 15-year-old was found murdered 19 years ago after having been missing for months.