Brother suspected of stabbing sister to death

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Police on Wednesday night arrested a 29-year-old Rotterdam man suspected of having killed his 35-year-old sister.

20 December 2007

ROTTERDAM – Police on Wednesday night arrested a 29-year-old Rotterdam man suspected of having killed his 35-year-old sister.

In the home on the De Jagerstraat in Rotterdam-West where the tragedy took place, police found both the critically injured woman and an 18-month-old boy with a broken arm. The woman died of her injuries after being brought to hospital.

A spokesperson for the police says a family meeting had taken place at the home. The motive for the stabbing is still not known. The police found the suspect at a hotel near the De Jagerstraat.

The night receptionist thought there was something strange about the man asking for a room and called the police. The spokesperson for the police said that the suspect does have a history of psychiatric problems.

[Copyright Expatica News + ANP 2007]

Subject: Dutch news

1 Comment To This Article

  • mike berry posted:

    on 21st December 2007, 10:34:23 - Reply

    should this be filed under "human interest"???