John Krahé was last seen in his home in the Tuinbouwstraat. His wife went Friday night around 0.30 hours sleep only. When she was in the morning about 9.15 o'clock woke up, found her husband gone. He had a note left that said that he was outside. Strange, to find his family, because he did otherwise, never. “He often went outside for a breath of air, but then he left no note behind,” says Jessy. Her father left without money, without teeth. Since then, lacking any trace, despite searches in the Vrijbroekpark, on the Leuven Canal, to the Pit of Hombeek.
The family is sitting on her gums. “We are physically and mentally broken. A lot of hope to give him back alive to see, we have not more. We need to be realistic about it. But the uncertainty makes it extra heavy. Our mother at her age still have to experience.” Her father was suffering from back pain, but a desperate act would not at the former truck driver fit. “He was the hero of the family and sixteen grandchildren.” He was, according to his family also not at all confused. “On the duration you start thinking anything. It is as if we were in a movie.”
The family is very pleased with the emergency services, who work to John Krahé found. Today, and examined divers of the fire zone Rivierenland still a pond in the Vrijbroekpark, near the so-called ‘spookhotel’. Reason was that they don't with a sonarboot could. Far from pleasant with a water temperature of only 5 degrees, in spite of their dry suit. “But for the family, it is important that we do this,” said the building. Also the police will continue to look. “We will also look at how we in a positive way can contribute to the search of Sunday”, says spokesman Dirk Van de Sande.
The search starts Sunday at 11 am. Participants gather at the main entrance. “The more people we get the more locations can be searched, and the more chance we have our father to find and somewhat get an answer to all our questions,” says Jessy. Anyone who believes to know in connection with the verdwijningszaak, you will be asked to report this to us via this tipformulier or via toll-free phone number 0800/30.300. John Krahé is 1.70 meters tall, sturdy build and wears glasses. At the time of his disappearance he wore, probably a striped pants, blue sneakers and a blue fabric jacket.