True story, based on the kidnapping of Gerrit Jan Heijn, CEO of the Dutch Ahold Supermarket Holding. On September 9, 1987, Heijn was kidnapped and killed on the same day by Ferdi Elsas, an unemployed engineer. Elsas was arrested about 7 months later and sentenced to 20 years of imprisonment. Released in 2001, he moved to a small town with his wife. On the 3rd of August, 2009, he was riding his bicycle and failed to give right of way to a digger, which ran him over, leading to his death on the same day.