Dead body discovered on Antwerp tramline

A body was found in the De Gryspeerstraat in Deurne, Antwerp on Saturday. According to the Flemish public transport company De Lijn, the body was blocking the tramway. Tram services of line 5 linking Linkeroever to Wijnegem were heavily disrupted.

The judicial authorities and investigators are at the scene to collect detailed information. Police labels the death as "suspicious". An accident with a tram can be excluded. For the rest, no further details have been released. Tram passengers using line 5 could use shuttle buses between the Sportpaleis and Wijnegem.