Jean-Michel Nihoul: A brief biography

"I met Nihoul in a restaurant in Brussels. 'I am the Monster of Belgium,' he roared at me by way of greeting. He is confident he will never come to trial and that the evidence against him will never be heard by any jury. During the course of our meal he, apparently playfully, grabbed me, tickling, and finally pulled me over on to him in the restaurant booth until I had to appeal to my colleagues for rescue." (May 5, 2002, Olenka Frenkiel for The Guardian, 'Belgium's silent heart of darkness')

THE DOLO: one suspicious nightclub

"If you want to keep a little bit informed, then go to the Philippe Baucq street no. 140, to the Dolo. You might learn something about the champignoniere..." (PV 33797, April 27, 1987, quote from an anonymous informant to the Etterbeek police, during the investigation into the murder of Christine Van Hees in 1984.)

Christine Van Hees Murder Case: Marc Dutroux involved in a child murder Network of Michel Nihoul?

"[Guy] Collignon explained to me that the investigation [into the murder of Christine] was evolving towards important, high level people. He said it would be better to leave those people alone, that he would soon be promoted and that he would probably not be involved anymore in the investigation." (P.V. 100.450, January 19, 1997, quote of Michel Van Hees, the brother of Christine) (Note: Guy Collignon was a visitor of Les Atrebates, which was the predecessor of the Dolo, which he also would visit.