The Royal Netherlands Marechaussee investigates the death of a corporal of the army. The man had become ill on Friday during an exercise in De Stok swimming pool in Roosendaal. He died of complications two days later.

The Ministry of Defense announced this on Monday. Nothing has been disclosed about what exactly happened during the exercise.

After the corporal became unwell, instructors intervened and the man was hired in the Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam.

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By: ANP / NU.nl 4 reactions