Knife found on Bijenkorf jumper

24th October 2007, Comments 0 comments

24 October 2007, AMSTERDAM – A knife was found on the woman who first threw her infant from the fourth storey of the Bijenkorf in Amsterdam before jumping herself.

24 October 2007

AMSTERDAM – A knife was found on the woman who first threw her infant from the fourth storey of the Bijenkorf in Amsterdam before jumping herself.

A police spokesperson says it is still unclear whether the knife belonged to the 23-year-old mother. The 18-month-old girl died shortly after the fall, the woman is still in hospital with serious injuries.

The tragedy at the department store on Dam Square took place at about 6 pm on Monday. The woman, who is still unconscious, is under arrest. Police assume she was trying to commit suicide.

Shortly after the incident a knife was found close to where the woman landed. Police are conducting forensic investigation into the situation, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

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Subject: Dutch news

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