Eline’s death will be re-examened – finally!

Just a quick note. A more detailed one will follow soon. Today, Tuesday November 28th, 2017, after 2912 days since Eline's death on December 8th, 2009, we learned that we won our Article 12 case against the Dutch public attorney. Eline's death will be re-examined, and specifically the role of her boyfriend. The one thing …

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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 dossier will be reviewed

Last Tuesday, August 19th, 2014 we, our lawyer Arthur van der Biezen and us, met with the deputy head-public prosecutor George Rasker (plaatsvervangend hoofdofficier van justitie) and public prosecutor Olav Beckers (recherceofficier) at the offices of the DA in Maastricht. At first we were somewhat hesitant in what to expect from this meeting, but our first …

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Dutch DA once again responds via Twitter

More than two months after our request to re-open Eline Melters' case was sent and received by the district attorneys office in Maastricht, they responded for a second time via twitter [first response and media interview]. Of interest might be that the DA did not send a letter confirming having received our request. I first tweeted …

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Eline Melters in Hart van Nederland – transcript

Earlier today (2013.03.17) the Dutch national news show Hart van Nederland (Heart of the Netherlands) made a short report of our second request to re-open the case. You can enjoy the Dutch presentation here (in its entirety | Eline's segment). Here is the translated transcript (hier in Nederlands) of Eline's segment: Eline's sister Nadia - We'll keep …

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