The Flemish writer Luc Deflo is Monday night at the age of 60 died in Mechelen. The writer had been seriously ill.
Deflo debuted just under twenty years ago with “Naked Souls” (1999), a psychological thriller around the speurdersduo Deleu and Bosmans. With that book, he was also nominated for the Hercule Poirotprijs. In 2008, he won with his book ‘Pitbull. His first books were invariably his home town of Mechelen as a backdrop. Everything together crooked, he 35 books, but also plays and scenarios. Of Deflo’s psychological thrillers were more than 650,000 copies sold.
Luc Deflo was for a long time already sick. At the beginning of this month, he was rushed to the hospital in the hospital. “To his great sorrow he could therefore no longer be present at the book Fair in Antwerp,” says his sister Ingrid that the death is confirmed. Monday night is the writer surrounded by his family died in the AZ Sint-Maarten in his hometown. His best friends were in the hospital saying goodbye to him. He was in February of this year, sixty became.