Mounir’s family wanted to organize this march to pay tribute to the young man, but it ultimately canceled it. The deputy spokesperson for the Brussels-North police zone had confirmed that an intervention had taken place during the night of Wednesday to last Thursday for a “naked person on the public highway” and who “seemed under the influence of substances ”.
To read: Schaerbeek: Mounir, 26, dies after a police arrest
According to the police, Mounir had a cardiac arrest in the ambulance during his transfer between the place of the intervention and the hospital. He passed away last Thursday. The Brussels public prosecutor’s office has opened an investigation into the exact circumstances of the police intervention and the death.
The victim’s family does not believe the version of events. She decided to become a civil party.
Keywords: Schaerbeek, Belgium, Homicide