The Spanish authorities are reopening the case against Ronaldo van der Dussen, who has been in a Spanish prison for some 12 years after being convicted on three charges of rape. DNA traces found on one of the victims does not match Van der Dussen, but an man currently imprisoned in England for a similar offense.
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.
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.
Turkey is refusing to cooperate in the investigation into suspicions of pedophile activities of former Secretary General of the Ministry of Security and Justice Joris Demmink. It is believed that the 67 year old Demmink raped two minor boys in Turkey in the 90's.
The police have released a composite sketch of the man wanted in connection with the violent rape and assault of an elderly lady in Amsterdam late last month.
Eight men suspected of having sex with an underage prostitute being held trapped in the cellar of a flat in Schiedam are appearing in the court in Rotterdam on Friday.
Rob van der Dussen has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help him cover the cost of freeing his son Romano from a Spanish prison after DNA evidence linked a different man to the rapes that kept Romano imprisoned for the last 11.5 years.
The police arrested a 44 year old man from The Hague on Thursday. He is suspected of repeatedly raping an 85 year old woman in her home on Isabellaland in The Hague.
A man was forced to perform sexual acts with another man in the Park Waterland in Spijkenisse on the morning of May 13th. The police are looking for witnesses.
A 47 year old Australian man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for holding a 21 year old Dutch backpacker hostage for 6 weeks and using her as his personal sex slave. He has to spend at least 13 years behind bars before becoming eligible for parole.
Two former police officers from Haarle and Enschede are in the court in Zwolle today on charges that they sexually abused a drunk woman in the back seat of their police car on February 20th, 2012.
Dutchman Romano van der Dussen has been imprisoned in a Spanish prison for 11.5 years for three rapes that he didn't commit. DNA evidence shows that the crimes were committed by Englishman Mark Dixie, something that the Spanish authorities have been aware of since 2007.
In 2013 the Utrecht police deliberately placed a "bait bicycle" in Nieuwegein to provoke the suspected serial rapist to steal it. This was done to obtain a DNA sample from the suspect.
While the "classic" form of in-person sexual offenses is slowly decreasing, sex crimes on the internet is on the rise, according to the police.
An Australian man has been arrested in the Philippines on suspicion of abusing at least 8 children in a horrible way. The body of a 10 year old girl, who was (probably) killed by his abuse and mistreatment, was found in a house that the suspect used to rent. Her body has been unearthed from the floor of the house for further investigation.
Police in Schiedam, Zuid-Holland arrested three men earlier this week for the forced prostitution of a 16-year-old girl. The case came to light in May, 2014, when one of the men reported the case to authorities after feeling remorseful for his involvement.
An unfortunate fall from a cliff is the likely cause of death of missing Dutch women Kris Kremers and Lisanne Froon, according to investigators' latest research. The two women disappeared in April last year, and were last seen beginning a hike into the jungle near Boquete, Panama.
An Australian man has admitted to the vicious and repeated rape and abuse of a young Dutch tourist on the day he was due to face an Australian court for the charges.
A psychiatric prisoner from the Van Mesdag clinic in Groningen is suspected of kidnapping and raping a prostitute. The 45 year old man was on unsupervised leave at the time.
Two people who say that they were tortured and raped by Dutch soldiers in the former Dutch East Indies, want to sue the Dutch State. This is the firs lawsuit for war crimes other than executions.
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.
Amsterdam police say they are urgently seeking information on the identity of a suspect thought to be responsible for two rapes in a matter of four months. The suspect is of dark complexion, possibly of Hindu origin, and between 25 and 35 years of age, police said.