Gökmen T. confesses to the Utrecht attack, acted alone

Breaking news: no more a suspect, Gökmen T. has confessed to the Utrecht shooting

This just in: Gökmen T., the main suspect of the Utrecht shooting on Monday has confessed, and admits to have acted alone.

The Public Prosecution has just announced that he has taken responsibility for the attack in Utrecht. Three people were killed, five were wounded, and three were seriously injured.

Here’s a tweet by the public prosecutor:

What is he charged with?

Gökmen is 37-year-old man who has a long history of criminal offences, where he will be appearing in court again in the summer for a rape case against him. Today, he was charged with, among other things, multiple murder or manslaughter for a terrorist purpose.

The other suspects, the 40 year-old man, has been released as they could not find any evidence to prove his involvement. Two other suspects, a 23- and 27-year-old men were also released on Tuesday for the lack of evidence as well.

More to follow.

 Feat image: @politieutrecht/twitter




Kavana Desai
Kavana Desaihttps://medium.com/@kavanadesai
Coping with the aftermath of her 3-year stint in the Netherlands, Kavana is a writer, content creator and editor for DutchReview. Hailing from India, she frequently blogs about the Netherlands, being Indian in the Netherlands, and everything in between. She envisions herself to one day be the youngest person to win that Nobel Prize for Literature (she is also not very humble but welcomes only constructive criticism). In the meantime, she fills her days with writing for DutchReview, writing her master's thesis on art theft, and writing fiction that will hopefully see the light of day soon.



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