Makeshift shrines and marches held in Jurgen Conings' memory are unnerving counter-extremism experts, as well as Belgium's Muslim community.
A Belgian police official told VICE World News they believed the body was Jurgen Conings, but DNA tests would be needed for confirmation.
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.
“He’s either got help or he’s dead.”
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.
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.