A septuagenarian cyclist who was rescued after falling into the Kanaal Leuven-Dijle in Kampenhout (Vlaams-Brabant) died on Sunday.
The death is being treated as suspicious by police, and an investigation has been launched by the Leuven prosecutors office.
Despite attempts at resuscitation, the man – from Boortmeerbeek – died near Kampenhout Lock.
His bike was found on the shore, but the circumstances of his fall just before 7:00 PM remain unknown at this time.
A pathologist and experts were dispatched to the scene to gather further information.
The Brussels Times