Several suspects arrested after man dies in Brussels brawl

Several suspects arrested after man dies in Brussels brawl
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Various suspects have been arrested following the death of a man in a Saturday morning fight in Brussels.

The fight started around 5:00 on Saturday morning close to the Gare du Nord, Belga News Agency reports.

“When the officers arrived there, they found a victim on the ground,” the spokesperson of the capital city’s Office of the Public Prosecutor (OPP) Willemien Baert said.

“He died shortly after. He seemed to have been wounded with a knife or a similar object.”

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A number of people have since been held as suspects and they will be heard by an investigating judge, designated by the OPP, who will decide their fate.

The judge visited the crime scene on Saturday morning with the federal police laboratory and a forensic doctor. The investigating team is also scheduled to examine surveillance camera footage.


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