The conundrum of questioning Eline’s ‘suicide’

[Nederlandse versie] It's been a while since I posted on this blog. With the 4th episode of the program Moord of Zelfmoord (Homicide or Suicide) by investigative journalist Kees van der Spek (SimpleMedia) and lawyer Sébas Diekstra recently broadcasted on SBS6, I thought it would be a good time to recap why we are fighting our fight against the Dutch public attorney and …

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Eline’s case remains closed – the long version

A little later than anticipated, but here is the extended post about last weeks meeting (July 2nd, 2015) we had with the deputy chief public attorney George Rasker, public attorney Olav Beckers, and forensic investigation coordinator Jos Camps/Kemp (I'm uncertain about his name as his thick Limburg accent made him difficult to understand) from the Public Attorney's Office in …

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Eline’s case remains closed

A quick update. A more elaborate one will follow soon. On December 8th, 2009, when Eline died, the police and Public Attorney quickly concluded that Eline committed suicide. At first her boyfriend was arrested, but soon after released. Now, July 2nd 2015, the public attorney's office informed us that the analysis of some of the …

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DNA evidence in case Lesley Timmer not investigated

A quick note. Today, Sébas Diekstra, the lawyer of Lesley Timmer's family, announced that DNA evidence was found in the shoelaces of Lesley. The donor of this DNA sample is of unknown origin. Yet, the shoelaces were used to tie up his legs and hands before he fell down the J.F. Kennedy-bridge in Liège, Belgium, over …

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Eline Melters, Michelle Mooij, Talitha, Iris van den Hoof. Now add Lesley Timmer to the list of suspicious suicides.

In June 2010 Lesley Timmer, an 18-year old high school student from Delft, the Netherlands, goes missing. A parents worst nightmare. Several days later he is found seriously injured underneath the Kennedy bridge in Liege, Belgium. His feet and hands were tied together with his shoeties. Shortly afterwards Lesley died. Sébas Diekstra, the lawyer of …

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Two suspected customers commit suicide after being interrogated by Dutch police in underaged prostitution case

"We also regret this second suicide, but we are only responsible for the investigation itself. The suspect is responsible for his own choices. They choose to have sex with a minor in a strange situation. They chose to deal with it their own way as well." These were the words of spokesperson of the District …

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Dutch police botches another investigation in a missing person’s case

On February 9th, 2015 Mariska Peters from Nijmegen told her parents that she would visit a friend of hers, but this friend knew of nothing. Shortly after she left she went missing. Today, February 22nd her body was found. She was 21 years old. When someone goes missing and the possibility it is due to a crime …

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