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4th victims dies following March 18 Utrecht tram attack

Thousands of people join in a silent march to commemorate the victims of a shooting in Utrecht, Netherlands, Friday, March 22, 2019. The main suspect in a deadly tram shooting will be charged with offenses including multiple murder or manslaughter with a terrorist intent. Three people died and three people were seriously injured in the attack. (AP Photo/Patrick Post)
March 28, 2019 - 9:50 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Authorities say a fourth victim has died from injuries sustained in the March 18 tram shooting in Utrecht, an incident being investigated as a possible extremist attack.

The 74-year-old man died Thursday. Two men and a woman died on the day of the attack, and one victim remains injured in hospital. No further details were available.

The main suspect in the shooting in the central Dutch city faces multiple manslaughter or murder charges and authorities continue to investigate "terrorist intent" in the attack, the prosecutor's office said in a statement.

The suspect, a Utrecht resident of Turkish descent, was arrested hours after the shooting. He has said he acted alone. Prosecutors say the man has a long criminal record and did not know any of his victims.

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