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Dutch crime reporter dies of injuries after shooting

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Leading Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries has died from injuries sustained in a targeted gun attack earlier this month in Amsterdam, his family said on Thursday. “Peter fought until the end, but he could not win the fight,” his family said in a statement. The 64-year-old was shot five times in a street in the middle of Amsterdam after leaving a television studio on July 6. De Vries was a celebrated crime reporter in the Netherlands and regularly appeared in court as a spokesperson for victims or witnesses at trials. The shooting has been widely attributed to organized crime in the Netherla…

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