18 years for Jasper S

18 years for Jasper S, that is what the judge handed down for the rape-murder of Marianne Vaatstra. The prosecution had asked for 20 years. The defense did not deny the rape but argued that the murder was not intentional hence a reduced sentence was in order. The court did not accept that defense strategy […]

Verdict against Jasper S. expected April 19, 2013

Verdict against Jasper S. expected April 19, 2013. Jasper S. is of course standing trial re the 1999 rape-murder of Marianne Vaatstra. The prosecution asked for 20 years however, his lawyer thinks that is too much and expects a sentence of 15 years. He does not consider Marianne’s murder proven beyond a reasonable doubt. He […]

Trial in 1999 Marianne Vaatstra murder

Jasper S. will be brought to court to stand trial for the 1999 murder of Marianne Vaatstra. The trial date is set for February 27, 2013. Marianne Vaatstra was sixteen years old when she was found raped and murdered. On September 29, 2012, police in the Netherlands began a “DNA relationship testing” in a 5 km radius […]

Jasper S. confessed rape-murder Marianne Vaatstra

Today, Jasper S. confessed to the rape-murder of Marianne Vaatstra. During the night of May 1, 1999, Jasper saw Marianne Vaatstra on her bike. He stated that he did not know her. Jasper forced Marianne with a knife into the field where she was later found dead. More details will now be made public and we […]