Dutch journalist Peter R. De Vries has died. This is what the Dutch television station reports RTL News and newspaper » De Volkskrant« compatible. Accordingly, the reporter result in the hospital is of attack died on it. De Vries was 64 years old.
“Peter fought till the end but could not win the battle. He was surrounded by people who loved him,” said a message from the family published by RTL Neues.
De Vries on 6 July. was in amsterdam Shot in the street after leaving a television studio. A bullet hit his head.
The investigation into the attack continues. The two men, a 35-year-old Pol and a 21-year-old Rotterdam native living in Maurik in the country’s southeast, were arrested soon after the crime. One of them is called Sagittarius. Police are yet to comment on the background of the crime.
However, there is increasing evidence that organized crime is responsible. De Vries was a confidant of key witness Nabil B. in a major criminal case Bandenführer Ridoan Taghiin present amsterdam Its going on. The journalist was bullied several times, but vehemently refused to protect the people. The defense lawyer of the main witness was shot already in 2019, and the brother of the main witness was also killed.
chief crime reporter
De Vries was the leading crime reporter Netherlands and also appeared regularly as spokespersons for victims at trials. He had also helped solve many illustrious cases. He was a regular guest on TV talk shows.
The Reporter became known internationally in 1987 with his bestseller about the kidnapping of brewer Freddy Heineken. In 2008 he won a Emmy Awards For her television show on the case of Natalie Holloway. The American disappeared in Aruba in 2005 and is believed to have been killed by a Dutchman.