Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Today in Crime History: Trial of Mohommad Bouyeri for the Murder of Theo Van Gogh Begins

November 2, 2004, Theo Van Gogh, noted film maker and great-grandnephew of Dutch artist Vincent Van Gogh, was brutally and publicly slaughtered by Mohommad Bouyeri for his views on Islam. On July 11, 2005, Bouyeri’s murder trial began.