Belgian police found the body of a fugitive soldier who hid his weapons and went missing after threatening a virologist.
The Belgian Federal Prosecution Service said in a statement that Jürgen Connings probably “died from a gun suicide”, but the cause of death “must be revealed during future forensic examinations.”
The body was found by people walking in the woods near the town of Dilsen-Stochem.
Soldier Cornings Manhunt It was fired after he left his home near the Dutch border on May 17 with weapons, including an anti-tank rocket.
The fugitive threatened virologist Marc Vann Ranst by supporting Belgian institutions and celebrities, as well as the COVID-19 vaccine.
Police suspected Connings was heavily armed after a weapon, including an anti-tank rocket launcher and ammunition, taken from a military base was found in his abandoned car near Dilsen in western Belgium.
The Army deployed demining equipment and armored vehicles to help police search the 12,000-hectare (30,000-acre) park of forests, lakes, and dunes.
Belgian officials said Connings’ far-right tendency landed him on a list of potential terrorists edited by OCAM, an organization that assesses the threat of terrorism in Belgium.
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