Reconstruction death Jozef Chovanec

Monday 27 September 2021 - 11u08

Today marks the first day of the reconstruction of Jozef Chovanec’s death, more than three years after the facts. Ann Van de Steen, Lennert Dierickx and Leroy Lievens, lawyers of his widow Henrieta Chovancova are present during the process. The policeman involved as well as the witnesses will simulate their actions from the night in question, which will be compared to the known footage. The goal of the reconstruction is to get more insight in the cause of death of Jozef Chovanec. The reconstruction will last two days in total.

In the lead up to the reconstruction, Chovancova’s counsels appeared in the media several times to provide some explanation on the current situation: