The Hague

Autopsy confirms Tolimir died of natural causes

Following the death of Zdravko Tolimir in the UN Detention Unit in Scheveningen on 8 February 2016, an autopsy was conducted by the Dutch authorities as part of the standard procedures mandated under Dutch national law. The Dutch authorities have advised the Mechanism that based on the results of the autopsy it was concluded that Mr. Tolimir died of natural causes.

Mr. Tolimir was sentenced to life imprisonment by the International Criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and was awaiting transfer to a State of enforcement at the time of his death.