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Episode 374

Death of Nicole van den Hurk
Sat, 2018-May-12 01:29 UTC
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With 270,531 views on Friday, 11 May 2018 our article of the day is Death of Nicole van den Hurk.

On 6 October 1995, fifteen-year-old Nicole van den Hurk (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈnɪkɔːl vɑn dɛn ˈɦʏrk]) disappeared on her way to work in Eindhoven, in the Dutch province of North Brabant. On 22 November, her body was found in the woods between the towns of Mierlo and Lierop.

In 2011, van den Hurk's stepbrother confessed to the killing, but was released a month later due to lack of evidence; he later said he had falsely confessed to get her body exhumed for DNA tests. DNA collected from the exhumed remains and from the crime scene led to the arrest of a man identified as Jos de G. (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈjɔs də ˈɣeː]) in January 2014. Charged with rape and manslaughter, de G. was acquitted of manslaughter but found guilty of rape in November 2016, and was sentenced to five years' imprisonment.

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