American suspected of station axe murder

A 41-year-old American, arrested for murdering a 22-year-old student with an axe on Roosendaal station this weekend, wanted to attack a commando from the nearby barracks, local newspaper BN/De Stem reports.

The paper says the suspect, who used to work for the US military, committed the crime in protest at Dutch support for the Iraq war.
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