The 23-year-old man who is on trial for driving and stabbing different women while they were running has known his actions. He is also being prosecuted for six cases of threatening and stalking. That became clear on Thursday during an introductory session at the court of Alkmaar.
It concerns a total of four stab incidents. Thursday it turned out that the man also hit a woman on November 15 and then drove on. René V. will also be prosecuted for this.
The man is suspected of attempting manslaughter four times, but said he had no intention of killing the women. He stated that he wanted to frighten them and did it for the "kick." He got excited.
Two women were stabbed in Castricum on November 22. A cycling and running woman were first hit by a car, on which they were stabbed from the window of the vehicle. One was hit in her arm, the other in her chest and sustained a blow.
A woman was also stabbed in the breast on November 26. This time it happened in Egmond-Binnen. The last stab incident took place in Barsingerhorn. The man is suspected of attempting manslaughter four times.
Man was already prosecuted for threat and stalking
The public prosecutor made it clear that the man was already being prosecuted for threats and stalking. V.'s lawyer made it clear that it concerns six individual cases. The suspicions took place at the beginning of this year.
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