The body found in Belgium is likely to be a fugitive far-right soldier crime news
46-year-old Jurgen Conings (Jurgen Conings) is included on the anti-terrorism watch list, has threatened several people, hoarding heavy weapons.
The Belgian police claimed that the body of a fugitive far-right soldier was Big manhunt It seems to have been found.
“According to the preliminary results of the investigation, it is Jurgen Conings,” the police said in a statement on Sunday.
“According to preliminary findings, the cause of death may have been a shooting,” it added, but this will be confirmed in the future.
On May 17, after the disappearance of Conings on the counter-terrorism watch list, hundreds of security forces searched a large area in northeastern Belgium. He threatened several people and stockpiled heavy weapons.
Before disappearing, Cornings concealed anti-tank missile launchers and other heavy weapons in the barracks. The 46-year-old man served as a professional shooter for 30 years before he started making threats and racist comments on Facebook. He was disciplined, but he was still allowed to use weapons.
People found the body while walking in the woods near the town of Dilson-Stockham.
“During my mountain bike tour this morning, in a place where few people came, I smelled a strong smell of dead bodies,” Johan Tollenaere of Maaseik, an eastern town, told VRT News. “I immediately thought of Jurgen Conings and notified the police. They found the body,” he said.
After the action film starring Sylvester Stallone in the 1980s, the raid dominated the headlines of newspapers in the country, and some people referred to Corning as “Belgian Rambo.”
Among those threatened by Cornings is the famous virologist Marc Van Ranst, who became a conspiracy theorist, COVID skeptic, and the target of the Flemish far-right in Belgium during the coronavirus crisis .
Since Cornings is still at large, Van Lanster and his family have been moved to a secret location.
“My thoughts are with the relatives and children of Jurgen Conings. For them, this is very sad news because they have lost their father, relative or friend,” Van Lanster wrote on Twitter.
This incident embarrassed the government because it was later revealed that Cornings was placed on the watch list for his far-right views and could use weapons.
He also gained support online, and Facebook closed a support page for Conings, which attracted 45,000 members in just a few days.
The Minister of Defense Ludivine Dedonder condemned the online support for fugitives-especially from within the Belgian Armed Forces.