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Accused Killer Joran van der Sloot,, Stabs Prison Guard in Escape Attempt
Gather ^ | 2/4/11

Posted on 02/07/2011 5:07:06 PM PST by LibWhacker

Natalie Holloway murder suspect, Joran van der Sloot, has been ominously quiet for quite a while. That's not surprising since he's been languishing in Peru's Miguel Castro Castro prison since June awaiting the completion of the investigation of Stephany Flores's murder. On January 15th however, Van der Sloot suddenly decided to lunge back into the headlines by stabbing a guard and then attempting to hold him hostage in a crazy, and therefore unsuccessful attempt to break out of prison.

According to the National Enquirer, Van der Sloot suddenly "freaked out" when guard, Luis Gavancho, brought a tray of food into his cell. Joran threw the tray against the wall, and when Gavancho tried to subdue him, he stabbed the prison guard in the face with a homemade "shiv." When other guards arrived on the scene, they found Joran holding the bloody Gavancho in a choke hold while "wielding the knife in his free hand." Needless to say, Joran was overpowered and his escape attempt foiled.

And what on earth could have prompted the accused murderer to think he could fight his way out of the infamous Peruvian prison with a bleeding hostage and a homemade shiv? Cocaine, of course. Or as one source explained:

"In his drugged state, he probably imagined he could hold the guard hostage and maybe escape." Right.

Latin American prisons bear notorious reputations for alleged substandard conditions and even human rights violations. If daily life for Miguel Castro prison's regular inmates is pure hell, imagine how horrific it must be for those who have been consigned to the "hole" for punishment. Like Joran van der Sloot.

And it couldn't happen to a more deserving guy.


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KEYWORDS: attempt; castrocastro; cocaine; escape; guard; holloway; joran; natalie; prison; sloot; stabs; vandersloot
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1 posted on 02/07/2011 5:07:13 PM PST by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker
Will someone please just flush this turd? Sheesh.
2 posted on 02/07/2011 5:09:11 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: LibWhacker

Wow. Just wow. Sad Natalie and Stephanie crossed paths with this psycho.


3 posted on 02/07/2011 5:09:42 PM PST by GOP Poet (Obama is an OLYMPIC failure.)
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To: GOP Poet

Latin American prisons bear notorious reputations for alleged substandard conditions and even human rights violations.
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But the Swiss want to arrest George Bush for waterboarding.


4 posted on 02/07/2011 5:12:17 PM PST by Venturer
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To: LibWhacker
That's not really going to help his defense much, is it?

Maybe, stay off the cocaine, Joran. Two girls would probably still be alive, you wouldn't be in a third-world prison having just stabbed the person bringing you the food you need to survive its conditions.

5 posted on 02/07/2011 5:12:37 PM PST by OldNewYork (social justice isn't justice; it's just socialism)
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To: LibWhacker

why dont they shoot him while escaping?


6 posted on 02/07/2011 5:12:41 PM PST by Armedanddangerous
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To: LibWhacker

I hope Joran has this much hell every day. But I feel sorry for the guard, and wish him health.


7 posted on 02/07/2011 5:15:02 PM PST by Travis McGee (EnemiesForeignAndDomestic is now on Kindle.)
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To: LibWhacker
Johan is probably tired of being the recipient of El Bubba’s romantic advances.
8 posted on 02/07/2011 5:15:02 PM PST by vetvetdoug
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To: LibWhacker

When you attack a guard in this part of the world your days are numbered.


9 posted on 02/07/2011 5:15:40 PM PST by org.whodat
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To: LibWhacker

They need to just sprinkle his food with strychnine and be done with this rodent.


10 posted on 02/07/2011 5:19:09 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: LibWhacker

I’ve never understood the absolute fascination with the death of one pretty teenager years and years ago. Thousands of people get murdered in the US every year and they don’t come to dominate news coverage. I remember one broadcaster leading off with this story on the day Katrina hit. Sad for the family but this isn’t a story at this point and never was one that justified 1/1000th of the coverage it got.


11 posted on 02/07/2011 5:19:45 PM PST by DemonDeac
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To: LibWhacker

Joran better not not have any plans for the next 50 years or so, he’s going to absolutely hate Peru by then. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving guy.


12 posted on 02/07/2011 5:20:06 PM PST by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: hinckley buzzard
Will someone please just flush this turd? Sheesh.

Are you kidding?? Not being in favor of human administering the death sentence, I find this the closest thing to justice. (yes I admit there's gaping holes in my compassion) Bet he wishes the investigators in Aruba did a better job now. This is up there with OJ getting himself incarcerated. I wish Joran a long and conscious life.

13 posted on 02/07/2011 5:27:15 PM PST by MichiganMan (Oprah: Commercial Beef Agriculture=Bad, Commercial Chicken Agriculture=Good...Wait, WTF???)
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To: LibWhacker

Oh that poor innocent boy...

What are they doin to him ???

SOB


14 posted on 02/07/2011 5:29:10 PM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Travis McGee

Think his prison term will be hell...? Just wait until he actually gets there. He likely knows what’s waiting for him, just like the X-files character Luther Lee Boggs.


15 posted on 02/07/2011 5:29:27 PM PST by edpc (It's Kräusened)
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To: jazusamo
Joran better not not have any plans for the next 50 years or so, he’s going to absolutely hate Peru by then. Couldn’t happen to a more deserving guy.

Joran is starring in the remake of the 1992 Bill Murray hit Groundhog Day. Karma is tenacious stuff, Joran.

16 posted on 02/07/2011 5:30:47 PM PST by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: LibWhacker

Maybe this Teflon psychopath will finally have rendezvous with destiny.


17 posted on 02/07/2011 5:33:37 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (talk to the hand)
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To: DemonDeac

That’s pretty harsh.
And it isn’t just “one pretty teenager.” He has murdered again and probably there are more victims. It stays in the news because he has not been brought to justice.
Murders without suspects don’t continue to get coverage because there is nothing new to report while a suspect gone unpunished will stay in the news until justice is done.


18 posted on 02/07/2011 5:36:26 PM PST by Gertie
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To: vetvetdoug

GOOD


19 posted on 02/07/2011 5:38:26 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO))
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To: Joe 6-pack

NO, arsenic is much better, given in tiny doses over a prolonged period, death is slow and agonizingly painful.....


20 posted on 02/07/2011 5:40:10 PM PST by Red Badger (Whenever these vermin call you an 'idiot', you can be sure that you are doing something right.)
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To: LibWhacker
According to the National Enquirer, Van der Sloot suddenly "freaked out" when guard, Luis Gavancho, brought a tray of food into his cell.

No more trays of food for Joran. Oh well too bad.

21 posted on 02/07/2011 5:40:59 PM PST by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: jazusamo

Seriously doubt Joran has fifty years ahead of him; not even close. He clearly is asking for ‘it’; but these Guards no doubt; take a certain pleasure in making one ‘wish’ they were dead. Feel no pity for him; but do think I feel sorry for his Mother, however. . or just ‘maybe’. . .


22 posted on 02/07/2011 5:42:55 PM PST by cricket (Osama - NOT made in the USA. . . .Obama, not made in the USA either.. .)
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To: LibWhacker

Just shut the cell door and lose the key.


23 posted on 02/07/2011 5:44:21 PM PST by dforest
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To: DemonDeac
This story is a warning for everyone ~ about a lot of very dangerous situations.

The warning is what it's about ~ not the relative worth of any particular indiidual.

At the same time it sounds like you are one of Joran's fans?

Hmm?!?!?

24 posted on 02/07/2011 5:48:29 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: LibWhacker

Something tells me Joran won’t live to be thirty.


25 posted on 02/07/2011 6:02:03 PM PST by AdaGray
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To: LibWhacker

Joran seems to like violent sex. I’m certain he’ll get plenty of it in general population.


26 posted on 02/07/2011 6:02:43 PM PST by fso301
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To: LibWhacker

He needs to be careful - people might get the impression that he’s nuts. Course, that’s probably what he wants the judge to think....


27 posted on 02/07/2011 6:06:30 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Wanna learn humility? Become a Pittsburgh Pirates fan!)
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To: LibWhacker

I remember seeing an interview with the warden of the Louisiana State Prison.

He said they had the absolute scum of the earth in the prison. He also mentioned that in general, the murderers were not the worst people in there. BTW, he supported the death penalty.

I think a few like VanDerSloot might make him change his mind. The guy comes across as a complete psychopath with no sense of kindness or responsibility. Nothing matters to him but his own wants or needs.


28 posted on 02/07/2011 6:09:43 PM PST by yarddog
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To: Travis McGee

I wish Joran a long, long, LONG life.


29 posted on 02/07/2011 6:11:55 PM PST by Protect the Bill of Rights
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To: LibWhacker

"Leave Joran alone!"

30 posted on 02/07/2011 6:19:35 PM PST by ClearCase_guy (BO + MB = BOMB -- The One will make sure they get one.)
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To: LibWhacker

I note with interest that his father is a Judge. I wonder what he’s doing behind the scene to free his kid.


31 posted on 02/07/2011 6:21:16 PM PST by Tea Party Reveler
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To: LibWhacker

I thought somebody would have put this guy out of our misery by now.


32 posted on 02/07/2011 6:21:57 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: jazusamo

I hear JOran is singing a new song now a days it’s...

“I kissed a guard and I like it”.


33 posted on 02/07/2011 6:26:17 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Tea Party Reveler

I believe his father, the Judge, passed away awhile back. Daddy could not do anything for him in Peru anyways.


34 posted on 02/07/2011 6:26:48 PM PST by volunbeer
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To: Armedanddangerous
why dont they shoot him while escaping?

Plenty of time for that. He can have a few fall-down accidents first.

35 posted on 02/07/2011 6:27:50 PM PST by Hardraade (I want gigaton warheads now!!)
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To: LibWhacker

Terminate with extreme prejudice.


36 posted on 02/07/2011 6:31:17 PM PST by Wally_Kalbacken
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To: DemonDeac

I’ve never understood the absolute fascination with the death of one pretty teenager years and years ago. Thousands of people get murdered in the US every year and they don’t come to dominate news coverage.”
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I believe it is because it is a new era out there. Parents used to be able to count on a little justice, kids could celebrate senior week safely anywhere nearly, and border countries/islands were not so corrupted that they blew off disappearances in favor of drugs, political favors or cash. At least it seems that way to me. They were more devout people themselves than they are today and cared for the sake of the family to get answers.

And Natalie’s mother happened, thank God, to have the means and wherewithall to take it to Ariba, highlighting not only the corruption, but the danger for dizzy dumb parents to let their seniors go carousing near the border.


37 posted on 02/07/2011 6:31:56 PM PST by RitaOK
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To: cricket

Yep, if he makes it fifty years it’ll be a miracle. Like you say, he’ll be around for awhile but he won’t be happy.


38 posted on 02/07/2011 6:32:09 PM PST by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: tet68

LOL! He better kiss a lot of them if he wants to keep breathing.


39 posted on 02/07/2011 6:33:55 PM PST by jazusamo (His [Obama's] political base---the young, the left and the thoughtless: Thomas Sowell)
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To: Armedanddangerous

“why dont they shoot him while escaping?”

They’re having too much fun with him alive. Let them make his life a HELL (they can do that here), rather than a Club Gitmo life he would have here (or any Western jail).


40 posted on 02/07/2011 6:35:50 PM PST by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: jazusamo

Maybe he was just trying to build some cred
with his “peeps”.

Insanity or Jesus...


41 posted on 02/07/2011 6:39:11 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: LibWhacker

Isn’t Vander Sloot being held in a coastal prison? They need to transfer him to the one where political prisoners are held that is at 12,000 feet. That will take the wind out of his sails and send him into ill health for the rest of his days.


42 posted on 02/07/2011 6:47:06 PM PST by Rebelbase
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To: hinckley buzzard

Floaters like him are hard to flush, but if you are persistent it can be done. It will probably be another prisoner who does it.


43 posted on 02/07/2011 6:50:02 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: LibWhacker

I’m so glad he’s in a Peru prison !!


44 posted on 02/07/2011 6:52:06 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: hinckley buzzard

Speaking of other vermin, did you see this one?

“Reagan’s would-be assassin Hinckley goes gaga for gal pal”

http://www.thedaily.com/page/2011/02/05/020511-news-hinckley-02/

Pic here:

http://downloads.thedaily.com/ui-images/2011/02/05/020511-news-front-ss.png


45 posted on 02/07/2011 6:54:03 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Tea Party Reveler

His father the judge is dead. He will get no help along those lines.


46 posted on 02/07/2011 6:56:34 PM PST by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Venturer
But the Swiss want to arrest George Bush for waterboarding.

Just cuz the Swiss are that ignint........

"Missiles headed to your country.....film of the complete and total destruction at 11:00!"

Even the Alps will be melted!

Go suck on that..........

47 posted on 02/07/2011 6:56:48 PM PST by LasVegasMac (Have ya hit 'em in the a$$, Never let off the gas 'til ya rolled into Victory Lane?)
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To: Tea Party Reveler

His father died a few years ago.

I suspect the Peruvians keep him alive because his trial has yet to come and because he’s a foreigner. His Peruvian victim was the daughter of a prominent citizen so he’ll get his desserts for sure.


48 posted on 02/07/2011 6:58:20 PM PST by 1066AD
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To: DemonDeac

The mother kept the story alive to make sure that her daughter might receive some sort of “justice.” I applaud the mother.


49 posted on 02/07/2011 6:58:44 PM PST by bannie (( ))
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To: 1066AD

Maybe they’re enjoying punishing him. :-)


50 posted on 02/07/2011 7:01:17 PM PST by bannie (( ))
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