The beautiful model family Ivana Smit criticized the Malaysian authorities' investigation of her death. The Smit family lawyer even blatantly accused the Malaysian authorities of not investigating Smit's mysterious death.
"The cause of Ivana's death is still unknown, and a thorough investigation does not seem to have been linked to this incident: The family now lives in a nightmare," wrote the lawyer. the Smit family, Sebas Diekstra, in his protest letter to the Malaysian authorities, as quoted from US media, The Daily Beast on Thursday (28/12/2017).
Diekstra is a very famous criminal lawyer in the Netherlands. He is known for helping many families who are victims of suspicious and mysterious death cases. The Smit family hired Diekstra to deal with the death of the 18-year-old model.
In a recent television show in the Netherlands, as quoted by Malaysian media, Free Malaysia Today Diekstra calls the investigation of Malaysian authorities extremely dilapidated and filled with many defects.
According to Diekstra, an initial investigation into the death of Smit looks like the case of ' open-and-shut ', a case of easy-to-prove law because the facts are clear. However, Diekstra added, the case suddenly seemed to be 'ordered as an incident' by the Malaysian Police.
In addition to hiring Diekstra, the Smit family also hired a renowned Dutch forensic pathologist, Frank van de Goot, to adopt Smit's body has been repatriated by Malaysian authorities last week. Van de Goot's autopsy results indicate that the injuries to Smit's body are inconsistent with the injuries that a person should have fallen from the 20th floor.
Diekstra and Van de Goot appeared on the Dutch television show, RTL 4 week then to specifically discuss Smit's death. Uncle Smit, Melvin, was also present on the television show. "I told them on the television show that the facts of the case were closed in a day, has become evidence that the investigation of Malaysian authorities is very bad," Diekstra said in an interview. with Dutch media, FMT . "And sadly, the Dutch government does not dare to interfere with Malaysian investigations," he added.
The Smit family has asked the Dutch public prosecutor to investigate Smit's death. This was conveyed after the autopsy result of Smit's body was revealed. A further autopsy is still under way to find out more about the cause of Smit's death.
Malaysian authorities have concluded Smit's death is an accident and there is no criminal element in it. But the Smith family did not believe it. Smit's father, Marcel, even openly expressed his suspicion that his daughter was murdered. He suspects the couple, Alexander Johnson (44) and Luna (30), who took Smit home to his apartment hours before he died.
There has been no response from the Malaysian authorities regarding the criticism of the Smit family.
(nvc / tor)