Episode 595: 6 men sentenced for murder of crime journalist Peter R De Vries Image

Episode 595: 6 men sentenced for murder of crime journalist Peter R De Vries

12 June - 43 mins
Podcast Series Crime World

A Dutch court has convicted and sentenced six men in connection with the murder of the well-known crime reporter and TV presenter Peter R De Vries.

But sentences of life requested by the prosecution in the trial were not handed down to those charged as the court said that after a grinding three-year trial a motive for De Vries death had not been proved.

Nicola speaks to Niall Donald about the sentencing and we also re-broadcast a lengthy interview about the murder with our colleague Jan Meeus which was filmed and recorded last year as we visited the crime scene and remembered his colleague and friend

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