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    Man confesses to the murder of a woman in East Flanders

    Police. Credit: Belga

    A man has confessed to the murder of a 40-year-old woman in Flanders, Het Laatste Nieuws and Nieuwsblad reported on Saturday (the story was later confirmed by police sources). 

    The woman was found dead at a house in Kaprijke near the Dutch border on Saturday. 

    The Prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation into the incident. 

    This is the 14th female murder victim to be found in Belgium since the beginning of the year, according to the “Stop femicide” blog. 

    Sarah Johansson
    The Brussels Times