There does not seem to be a connection between the arrest and the unwellness of the 42-year-old man from Rhoon (South Holland) who died in a hospital on Friday evening. The Public Prosecution Service concludes that from an autopsy performed on the man’s body by a doctor from the Netherlands Forensic Institute (NFI). The man was forcibly arrested on September 8 and fell into a coma after becoming unwell that same evening.
The man was arrested on Zwaluwlaan in his hometown because he was arguing. According to the police, he behaved aggressively, forcing officers to taser him when he was arrested. When this had no effect, a police dog was deployed and bit his leg.
The man was then transferred to a police station in Spijkenisse, where an ambulance took him to hospital. He would also have been restless in the ambulance. Once in the hospital, he became unwell. He fell into a coma and died.
According to the Public Prosecution Service, the section shows “that there is as yet no causal connection between the arrest and the unwellness in the hospital. The fact-finding investigation by the National Criminal Investigation Department has not yet been completed. Due to this ongoing investigation, no further announcements can be made at the moment. done.”
By: ANP | Photo: Digital Dagblad