Dutch boy, 14, con­fesses to par­ents’ slay­ing

Truro Daily News - - CLASSIFIED­S/WORLD -

THE HAGUE, Nether­lands — Dutch pros­e­cu­tors say a 14-year-old boy has con­fessed to killing his par­ents with a knife, a dou­ble slay­ing that sent shock­waves through the tiny north­ern vil­lage where they lived and be­yond.

The bod­ies of the cou­ple, re­port­edly 63 and 62, were dis­cov­ered Tues­day morn­ing in Katlijk, a ru­ral vil­lage with some 600 in­hab­i­tants that lies 140 kilo­me­tres north­east of Am­s­ter­dam. Po­lice de­tained the son the same evening on sus­pi­cion of in­volve­ment in the deaths.

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