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    Couple arrested for octogenarian’s murder in Heppen

    A judge in Hasselt on Sunday ordered the arrest of two persons for the murder of a man in his eighties, the Office of the Public Prosecutor (OPP) in Limburg announced on Monday. The two are the victim’s daughter and son-in-law.

    Reports surfaced on Saturday that a man had been found dead at his home in Heppen. Considering the death suspicious, the OPP opened a murder investigation. A forensic team sent to the home concluded that he had died a violent death.

    The man’s daughter and son-in-law, who lived under the same roof, were placed under arrest on Saturday.

    Maria Novak
    The Brussels Times