The 33-year-old owner of a creche in Amsterdam who died after being stabbed in the car park outside her work on Monday evening has been named as Arzu Cakmakci-Erbas, reports the Telegraaf.
The attack happened at 6.40pm after the woman, who has not been named, had locked up the Moeders Schoot childcare centre in the Geuzeveld district of the city and was going to her car, according to media reports.
The woman died in hospital.
The creche remained closed on Tuesday but staff were present to inform parents about what had happened.
According to a number of parents, Cakmakci-Erbas had a Turkish background, was married and had a number of children herself, reports the Telegraaf. .
Police said on Tuesday morning that the man who carried out the attack has not yet been found. The motive for the attack is unknown, said police, who are appealing for witnesses.
A local woman who had picked up her son from the creche shortly before the stabbing told the press ‘She was a very nice woman. There has never been a problem in the three years my son has been here [at the creche].’
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