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Reconstruction of the case Pandy , the hallucinatory file on the Hungarian minister András Pandy , who in the 80's killed six of his relatives and made their bodies disappear in a gruesome way. Between 1986 and 1989 he and his daughter Agnes killed six family members: two sons, two stepdaughters, his wife and his ex- wife . The six were signaled as 'missing' until Belgian justice started wondering. In 1997 the case was examined. András Pandy has denied any involvement from day one .
In "De Kroongetuigen' journalist Jeroen Wils reconstructs the case Decommere, a retired man who killed two of his partners out of jealousy. On the basis of the testimony from investigators and survivors' he tells the story.
On Friday, January 29th, 1993 at 7:30 am the Newport police recieved a telephone call from a doctor. He informs them that one of his patients is deceased, the 43-year-old Annie Cloet. What forensics find in the house, is still burned onto their retinas: the woman lying naked in the bath, her wrists are slit.
It's her husband, retired Jean-Pierre Decommere who found the body. Everything points to suicide, but the family did not believe.
Eleven years later, the West Coast police receive a call for a new incident at the home of Decommere. Again there is a body of a woman in the apartment, severely damaged. It's Annie Devos, the new partner of Decommere.
This time, he confesses to the murder. "He thought that his partner would leave him for someone else and that he could not cope," says forensic psychiatrist Hans Hellebuyck "From the reasoning:. If I can't have her, no one will. So she had to die. "
In "De Kroongetuigen' journalist Jeroen Wils reconstructs the case-Michel Desire. The Antwerp port worker committed three murders of people from his family and acquaintances. Twice he made the murders resemble a natural death, once a suicide. Each time money was the motive.
"Murder was an way easy to get money," says investigator Francois Kind. "For me this was one of the most hallucinatory things I've ever had to deal with." "De Kroongetuigen" reconstructs the facts and the interrogation of the perpetrator according to the court documents, spoke to the police who have done the research and with Veronique Crynen, the witness who put investigators on the trail of the perpetrator.
The first victim, the 55-year-old Maria Bogaert was found dead at her home in September 1991, hanged. To secure his inheritance, Michel Desire killed his own father in February 1994, the 69-year-old Jean Meert. Michels son Chris Wens stood on the lookout. The latest victim was the 65-year-old Antoine Caluwé, who was assassinated in April 1996 at the request of his wife, Helena Crynen.
Jeroen Wils(Jeroen Wils)
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