Holleeder trial witness found dead

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9 October 2007, AMSTERDAM - Bram Zeegers was found dead in his Amsterdam home on Tuesday morning. The controversial former lawyer was a witness in the case against Willem Holleeder. Zeegers had testified in court last week on Monday that Willem Endstra, the real estate magnate murdered in 2004, had told him that he was being blackmailed. "Suspicious circumstances" surround Zeegers' death, BNR Nieuwsradio reported on Tuesday morning.

9 October 2007

AMSTERDAM - Bram Zeegers was found dead in his Amsterdam home on Tuesday morning. The controversial former lawyer was a witness in the case against Willem Holleeder.
 
Zeegers had testified in court last week on Monday that Willem Endstra, the real estate magnate murdered in 2004, had told him that he was being blackmailed. "Suspicious circumstances" surround Zeegers' death, BNR Nieuwsradio reported on Tuesday morning.

Zeegers became known for his so-called backseat talks with the murdered real estate magnate Endstra, whose confidant he was for years. Zeegers had claimed to have been present when Holleeder was extorting money from Endstra.

Zeegers submitted 15 extensive statements during the preliminary investigation.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

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