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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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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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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