Seattle Mariners Player Greg Halman Stabbed To Death In The Netherlands
Greg Halman was stabbed to death in his home of the Netherlands this Monday morning. While reports are varying, it appears that his brother Jason has been arrested for the crime in Rotterdam.
Greg Halman had been holding baseball clinics and playing in the Netherlands during the off season.
Rotterdam Police spokeswoman Patricia Wessels says police were called to a home in the Dutch port city early Monday morning and found Halman bleeding from a stab wound.
The officers attempted unsuccessfully to resuscitate the 24-year-old.
Wessels says the officers arrested Halman’s 22-year-old brother. She declined to give his name, in line with Dutch privacy rules.
She said the brother was being questioned by police. No charges have been filed.
“He is under arrest and right now he is being questioned,” Wessels told The Associated Press in a telephone interview. “It will take some time to figure out what exactly happened.”
Greg Halman will be soarly missed by fans and his team. Condolences go out to his family.