Jurgen Conings has been missing for more than three weeks since making violent threats and stealing a cache of weapons. Officials are now working under the suspicion he is dead.
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Jurgen Conings has been missing for a week, with elite counterterror units unable to find him. Now security officials tell VICE World News Conings has probably eluded them by purposely abandoning his car and weapons near a national park.
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The search for a firearms instructor with far-right ties who disappeared after making violent threats is in its third day. Experts told VICE World News Jurgen Conings was so heavily armed it made sense for authorities to wait for him to give up.
A Belgian military intelligence officer told VICE World News Jurgen Conings had been demoted over apparent far-right ties, but still had access to an armoury from which he stole firearms and anti-tank rockets.
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