Dutch family 'waiting for end of time' found in secret room - BBC NewsFeb 18, 2020
Dutch police have discovered a
familythat spent nearly a decade hiding on a remote farmhouse apparently
waitingfor the end of
time. A father and his five adult children were
foundafter his eldest child turned up in a local town. The children were between 18 and 18 years old. 25 none of his birds had been recorded in any more detail here is the fence from bbc sylvia lennon the flat endless countryside of thirties provincial
dutcha secluded farmhouse hidden behind trees and bushes no one was really sure who lived here or what went on inside these walls, it was all a mystery until a young man walked into a local pub, drank five beers and called for help here, each one providing a grim heart.
I could immediately see that he was confused, he had long hair and a dirty beard and dirty old clothes. It doesn't make sense when the police arrived, they
foundhis father and four brothers living in a small space in the house that could be locked and it was not known if they were there voluntarily, they had been there once. alone as a father for years surviving on vegetables and homegrown livestock it is unclear if any of the children had ever been to school or knew other people existed officials did not confirm speculation the
waitingfor the end of the
times a dementia in the morning what the deputies did part of our investigation is to find out what people were doing there are still many questions for which we have no answer a man has been arrested although he is not believed to be the father the local mayor said that the mother of the children died some time ago the family had been taken to an undisclosed location and according to the police they are being given all care and attention, perhaps in the coming days and weeks the truth will be told about his strange hidden life waiting for the world to end.
Sylvia Lenin Spence BBC News
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