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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The Dutch Public Attorney says about Eline’s case: “we will now investigate the already gathered evidence”

5 years, 1 month and 4 days. This is the time between Eline's death and today. Today, we had a new meeting with the Dutch public attorney in Maastricht. After 1.5 hours we parted ways and with we, I mean my parents, sister, and our lawyer Arthur van der Biezen, deputy head DA George Rasker …

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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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Update to post “Was Eline Melters’ suicide expected or an anomaly?”

In the previous post I have added the following including a PS note at the end: --start insertion 2013/03/17-- 7% of all stabbing suicides are committed in the presence of someone, at least according to a single study (Start et al 1992). Of course, all homicides are committed in the presence of someone, as this …

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Was Eline Melters’ suicide expected or an anomaly?

by Daniël P Melters It is Tuesday morning December 8th, 2009. I’m working on the final report for a class I’m taking. Once this is done, I will get in my car and head over to Davis for my last meeting of the year with my bosses Ian Korf and Simon Chan. I’m in a …

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