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Dutch prosecutors - Utrecht shooting suspect had 'radicalized ideology'

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Dutch prosecutors - Utrecht shooting suspect had 'radicalized ideology'
FILE PHOTO: Flowers are placed at a makeshift memorial at the site of a tram shooting in Utrecht, Netherlands March 19, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw   -   Copyright  PIROSCHKA VAN DE WOUW(Reuters)
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Dutch prosecutors said in a statement on Thursday that the man arrested on suspicion of shooting three people dead in Utrecht this week had a “radicalized ideology” but it was not yet clear whether he was motivated solely by a terrorist intent.

The suspect, 37-year-old Turkish-born Gokmen Tanis, is to go before a judge on Friday. Prosecutors added that he is slated to go under psychological examination.

(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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