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  • Attorney: Convicted killer van der Sloot to marry in Peruvian prison

    06/01/2013 8:03:20 AM PDT · by bgill · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | May 31, 2013 | CNN
    Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot is planning to wed a Peruvian woman in the prison where he is serving a 28-year sentence... The couple hopes to be able to marry within the next two weeks, Altez said. They reportedly met while she was visiting another inmate at Miguel Castro Castro prison in San Juan de Lurigancho.
  • Van der Sloot faces possible 30-year sentence after pleading guilty in murder of Peruvian woman

    01/11/2012 8:22:13 AM PST · by cuz_it_aint_their_money · 39 replies · 2+ views
    Joran van der Sloot pleaded guilty on Wednesday to the 2010 murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman he met at a Lima casino who was killed five years to the day of the unsolved disappearance in Aruba of an American teen in which he remains the main suspect. More at link.
  • Moonbat Finds the Next Ghandi in Joran van der Sloot

    12/14/2011 9:50:22 AM PST · by massmike · 4 replies
    http://moonbattery.com ^ | 12/14/2011 | n/a
    Dr. Mary Hamer, a 55-year-old divorced Florida radiologist, has been looking for “the new Gandhi” for years. A prolific author on the far-left website Countercurrents.org (the “anti-globalization, anti-capitalism, and anti-consumerism” site that promotes causes ranging from global warming and feminism to “Palestinian rights,” “anti-Imperialism,” and “peak oil”), Hamer has written lengthy essays about finding a human being who can become the “new Gandhi” — someone who can lead the world to true peace and togetherness. And damned if she hasn’t found him … in a Peruvian jail cell. Yes, Hamer, the self-described humanist, feminist, human and animal rights advocate, and...
  • Report: Joran van der Sloot Stabbed 3 Fellow Inmates

    04/13/2011 3:33:06 PM PDT · by LucyT · 44 replies
    AOL News ^ | Apr 13, 2011 – 2:55 PM | David Lohr, Crime Journalist
    Murder suspect Joran van der Sloot has stabbed at least three other inmates during his incarceration at a Peruvian prison, a magazine reports. The Peruvian magazine Panorama alleges that van der Sloot stabbed three prisoners, with at least one victim needing emergency medical care. The magazine also reports that the Dutchman is a heavy drug user who has "been put into solitary confinement several times but comes out even more angry," a source told Panorama. ..................................... The Dutch native's lawyer, Maximo Altez, has not publicly addressed the latest allegations. Panorama reported that he has not denied his client was involved.
  • Is Natalee Holloway buried in a tomb? New lead in mystery of missing teenage beauty

    04/13/2011 11:31:37 AM PDT · by RGVTx · 22 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 13th April 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The National Enquirer reported the Peruvian prison informant told police van der Sloot had murdered Holloway because she refused to have sex with him. The magazine reported the informant as saying van der Sloot had confessed to burying her body in a shallow sandy grave, before transferring it to a coffin with a body inside that was ready for burial. Talking to the publication, an investigative 'insider' said: 'Joran revealed to the prison snitch that in emails he told a buddy he became enraged when Natalee refused to have sex with him, and when he ignored her protests and started...
  • Governor Palin Talks to Democrat Greta Van Susteren Tonight About Øbama’s Lackluster Libya Speech

    03/28/2011 6:14:37 PM PDT · by curth · 57 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | March 28 2011 - 6:50 PM | Ian Lazaran
    She’ll talk to Greta tonight at 10 PM EST to analyze what we already know will be another lackluster speech about Libya from the man who engaged in a land transaction with convicted felon Tony Rezko..
  • Aruba: Jawbone not that of Natalee Holloway

    11/23/2010 9:07:47 AM PST · by prisoner6 · 25 replies
    WTOP ^ | November 23, 2010 | NA
    Aruba: Jawbone not that of Natalee Holloway SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The prosecutor's office in Aruba says a jawbone with a tooth recently found on a beach does not belong to missing Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway. The agency says that an analysis based on dental records rules out that the bone fragment came from her. It says forensic scientists in the Netherlands conducted a detailed examination. Officials said Tuesday that the jawbone is human. It is unclear whom it belongs to. The Mountain Brook, Alabama, student was 18 when she disappeared while on a high school graduation trip...
  • Natalee Holloway's mother sneaks into prison to confront suspect

    09/16/2010 11:58:10 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 49 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 9-17-10 | Jorge Vera in Lima, APress, MSNBC.Com
    The mother of missing teenager Natalee Holloway sneaked into the Peruvian prison where suspect Joran van der Sloot is being held and confronted him about fate of her daughter, according to local news reports. Beth Holloway-Twitty arrived at Castro Castro Prison with a Dutch journalist, Peter de Vries, who is investigating her daughter's disappearance for Dutch television, the Peruvian news program 24 HORAS reported. Holloway-Twitty was reportedly able to speak to Van der Sloot for five minutes Wednesday before she was removed by the authorities because she did not have permission to talk to him.
  • Van der Sloot Admits to Natalee Holloway Extortion Scheme, Says Report

    09/06/2010 8:53:22 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 22 replies
    cbs.com ^ | September 6, 2010 | Kevin Hayes
    AMSTERDAM (CBS/AP) Joran van der Sloot has reportedly acknowledged extorting money from Natalee Holloway's parents and claims he did it to get back at them. The Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf quotes the Dutchman as confessing to taking money from the family of the American in return for revealing the location of Holloway's body in an interview published today. He was indicted in the U.S. in June for extortion after being caught in an FBI sting. Tthe place he indicated as her burial site turned out to be bogus.
  • Expert: Peruvian Court Won't Toss van der Sloot's Confession

    08/24/2010 3:39:25 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 8 replies
    AOL & Fox News ^ | 8/24/2010 | David Lohr
    A Peruvian appellate court will issue a decision this week on whether to uphold the confession of Joran van der Sloot in the brutal slaying of a 21-year-old woman in Lima. Some in the media speculate that if the confession is thrown out, van der Sloot could walk free. But an international defense expert doesn't believe the judges will even consider throwing out the confession. "There's not a chance in hell," said Michael Griffith, senior partner at the International Legal Defense Counsel. "The judges live there, and the people know who the judges are. You see where I'm going? This...
  • Inside Notorious Prisons van der Sloot Faces

    06/16/2010 5:16:18 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 64 replies · 2,313+ views
    Lawyer Who's Been in One Describes Danger to the Max for Inmates, Corruption, and Extremely Unsanitary ConditionsPeruvian police hustled Joran van der Sloot through a gauntlet of photographers and angry bystanders Friday into a prison system observers call on of the world's worst. The 22-year-old Dutchman is charged with murdering Peruvian business student Stephany Flores, 21, in his Lima hotel room May 30. He's also the chief suspect in the 2005 disappearance in Aruba of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway - but he's never been charged. Van der Sloot was taken to the Miguel Castro Castro prison on the outskirts of...
  • Witness in Natalie Holloway Disappearance Comes Forward.

    06/12/2010 8:22:21 PM PDT · by maggiesnotebook · 11 replies · 1,386+ views
    Maggie's Notebook ^ | June 12, 2010 | Maggie M. Thornton
    The interview of a man speaking on-camera with Geraldo Rivera's brother, Craig, just aired. The man known as 'Jay' or "J" told Craig Rivera he saw Joran van der Sloot at the time of Natalee's disappearance. He eventually went to the police.
  • Natalee Holloway Resource Center Opening in D.C.

    06/08/2010 2:29:16 PM PDT · by Dr. Scarpetta · 45 replies · 125+ views
    CBS ^ | 6/8/10 | Carlin DeGuerin Miller
    The center is meant to help the families of missing persons by providing support to families of the missing and by reducing the challenges they face, challenges that Beth Holloway says she dealt with when her own daughter disappeared. She also hopes it will prevent more missing persons cases by providing travel safety tips and advice for college and high school students.
  • Van der Sloot confesses to murder, Peruvian authorities say

    06/08/2010 3:06:58 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 63 replies · 203+ views
    CNN ^ | 8 June 10 | CNN Wire Staff
    Lima, Peru (CNN) -- Joran van der Sloot could be formally charged as early as Tuesday in the killing of Stephany Flores Ramirez, Peruvian government authorities said. The government authorities said Van der Sloot confessed to murder late Monday. He will likely be held at one of three maximum security prisons -- Castro Castro, Piedras Gordas and Lurigancho, authorities said. Efforts by CNN to contact van der Sloot's attorney were not immediately successful. At his first court appearance, the judge may set a hearing date for van der Sloot and could order additional investigations in the case. The Peruvian justice...
  • Joran van der Sloot Confesses to Killing Peruvian Woman, Official Says

    06/07/2010 9:19:32 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 180 replies · 1,021+ views
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  • Report: Van der Sloot Confesses to Peru Murder

    06/07/2010 9:54:26 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 48 replies · 189+ views
    Fox News ^ | 6/8/2010
    An official in Peru says Joran van der Sloot has confessed to killing a 21-year-old female student from Lima, the La Republica newspaper reported late Monday. According to the paper, Van der Sloot admitted he broke Stephany Flores' neck in a rage after she apparently used his notebook computer without permission and discovered he was involved in the disappearance of an American woman.
  • Van der Sloot Victim Video Seals Peru Case

    06/06/2010 1:32:36 PM PDT · by libh8er · 96 replies · 2,910+ views
    News Oxy ^ | Rob Adams
    Van der Sloot victim video. This photo is from the hotel's camera and shows Joran van der Sloot exiting the room with Stephany Flores left inside. The video reveals both the suspect and Stephany Flores entering the room which became the murder scene. "He speaks Spanish fluently and we took a statement from him in Spanish, where he denies any involvement and the charges brought against him," Chilean Investigative Police Officer Fernando Ovalle Gatica said in a statement. "Naturally, he needs to face the murder that took place here and if the courts find him responsible for that murder, he...
  • “Law Of The Donkey” Could be Applied to Joran van der Sloot

    06/06/2010 10:26:23 PM PDT · by libh8er · 38 replies · 388+ views
    Gambling 911 ^ | Jagajeet Chiba
    "Severe" may be an understatement. The prisons in Peru are known to be among the most brutal in the world. Here is one account of what happens to prisoners such as child molesters: A neighbor of Cieneguilla suffered the worst shock which could have happened. His daughter, only two years old, was raped by a drug addict and drunk who during a party at the neighbor's house went to her room and raped her. The unfortunate was saved from being lynched by the locals, but it was reported and he went to Lurigancho. The case, incredibly, didn't appeared in the...
  • Surveillance Video Released in Joran Van Der Sloot Killing of Peruvian Woman

    06/07/2010 8:15:57 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 35 replies · 146+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 7, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a video report that includes video of Joran Van Der Sloot being questioned by officials in Peru in the death of a young woman found dead in his hotel room five years to the day after Natalee Holloway went missing in Aruba. Van Der Sloot is seen being paraded before reporters by Peruvian police, getting a physical exam, and being questioned by authorities. Police believe there is no doubt he committed the murder. The report also shows surveillance video of Van Der Sloot and the young woman entering the hotel room together, and of Van Der Sloot leaving...
  • Van Der Sloot Faces 'Extremely Rude Awakening' in Peruvian Jail

    06/05/2010 7:37:57 PM PDT · by jakerobins · 108 replies · 5,093+ views
    Joran van der Sloot, the lone suspect in the disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba , faces an "extremely rude awakening" in Peru, where he has just been jailed as a suspect in the murder of a young Peruvian woman, a top international lawyer said today. The 22-year-old once again is suspected of murder. "The conditions of incarceration at best will be overcrowded and uncomfortable, and more likely can be described as deplorable and intolerable," said Philadelphia-based defense attorney Theodore Simon, whose clients have included Ira Einhorn, who was extyradited from France to face murder charges; Alain Robert...
  • Moist-eyed Dutch murder suspect interrogated

    06/05/2010 11:16:39 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 50 replies · 1,692+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 5, 2010 | FRANK BAJAK and FRANKLIN BRICENO
    LIMA, Peru (AP) -- The lone suspect in the disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway was paraded - moist-eyed and looking stunned - before reporters on Saturday as Peruvians denounced him and detectives began interrogating him about the murder of a Lima student. Joran van der Sloot arrived at criminal police headquarters in a brown Interpol SUV and was escorted across an auditorium of shouting, shutter-snapping journalists three times.
  • Joran van der Sloot presented in press conference with the Minister of the Interior

    06/05/2010 12:52:10 PM PDT · by Shermy · 132 replies · 3,931+ views
    El Comercio, Peru ^ | June 5, 2010
    [babelfish+ translation] Although he had already been presented before the media, the National Police made Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot march past (again) when the Interior Minister, Octavio Salazar, held a press conference. In an eventful presentation, and in the company of the Chief of the Main Directorate of the Police, Miguel Noble, Salazar avoided giving details of the investigation. The unusual event was crowned when the presumed murderer of Stephany Flores was shown before journalists for the third time, which generated disorder in the Interior Department headquarters. The police minister and authorities refused to respond to the questions...
  • Alabama authorities: Van der Sloot tried to sell Holloway details

    06/03/2010 4:58:03 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 39 replies · 1,928+ views
    CNN ^ | 6/3/10 | CNN Wire Staff
    Joran van der Sloot faces an arrest warrant on charges of extortion and wire fraud in Alabama, U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance said Thursday. The charges are unrelated to van der Sloot's status as a suspect in the killing of a Peruvian woman. The complaint alleges that van der Sloot tried to extort $250,000 from an individual in exchange for the location of the remains of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway and the circumstances surrounding her death, Vance said. Van der Sloot was once the main suspect in Holloway's disappearance in Aruba in 2005.
  • Greta: VERY BAD SITUATION - APPEARS THE FBI DROPPED THE BALL and YOUNG WOMAN IS DEAD

    06/03/2010 9:00:03 PM PDT · by iowamark · 25 replies · 2,040+ views
    Fox News ^ | 06/04/2010 | Greta Van Susteren
    Beth Holloway was extorted. Joran van der Sloot took money from her and used it to finance his trip to South America where it is now believed he murdered. Beth Holloway wanted to know what happened to her daughter. Joran van der Sloot said he would tell her if she paid him. She brought in the FBI. The events happened in Aruba. The FBI, as early as May 10, knew they had a case against Joran van der Sloot for wire fraud and extortion but failed to act until today. Had they arrested him when they had the case against...
  • U.S. authorities charge Van der Sloot with extortion

    06/03/2010 3:35:08 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 47 replies · 1,734+ views
    wtvm.com/AP ^ | June 3, 2010
    BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Joran Van der Sloot, the longtime suspect in the disappearance of missing Mountain Brook teenager Natalee Holloway, has been accused of offering $250,000 in exchange for her whereabouts. In a criminal complaint filed Thursday by the U.S. Attorney in Birmingham, Van der Sloot is accused of offering $250,000 to a person in Birmingham in exchange for information about the whereabouts of her remains in Aruba.
  • Joran van der Sloot charged with extrortion in Natalie Holloway case

    06/03/2010 2:46:02 PM PDT · by freespirited · 56 replies · 2,235+ views
    WMBF News ^ | 06/03/10
      BIRMINGHAM, AL (WSFA) - The U. S. government has charged Joran van der Sloot with attempting to receive money in exchange for revealing the location of Natalee Holloway's body.  Van der Sloot has long been suspected in the 2005 disappearance of Holloway in Aruba.Chilean police say they have detained van der Sloot in connection with the murder of a woman in Peru.Police spokeswoman Macarena Olivares says van der Sloot has been taken into custody in Chile's capital of Santiago. Five years to the date after Holloway disappeared, van der Sloot was the last person seen with a Peruvian woman found dead...
  • Holloway suspect detained in Peru killing

    06/03/2010 10:56:19 AM PDT · by LouAvul · 49 replies · 1,358+ views
    SANTIAGO, Chile - A Dutchman questioned in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway has been taken into custody in Chile for investigation in the killing of a woman in Peru, Chilean police said. Police announced Thursday that Joran van der Sloot, 23, was in custody in Santiago.
  • Chilean police say Dutchman Joran van der Sloot has been detained in death of Peruvian woman.

    06/03/2010 10:28:26 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 138 replies · 5,025+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 3, 2010
    <p>SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - Chilean police say Dutchman Joran van der Sloot has been detained ...</p>
  • SHANGO'S RIDDLE

    08/01/2005 12:37:53 PM PDT · by TexKat · 187 replies · 13,824+ views
    Shango | 8/1/05 | Shango
    Shango has not danced with the lions, nor Arawaks,and does not keep their company Eyes of god may look from afar with great acuity. The resolution to find Mary lies with the Arawak Nation Dirty Hand has bound the Arawak Nation with Babylonian Rope The Lamb and the two Shivas whisper in the dark, while the lions pace silently in the bush. Dirty Hand is the link! The lamb, the shivas, the elder whispering, exiting like theives in the night, clothed with invisible armor If Dirty Hand falls, so does Babylon, but too, the Arawak Nation shall suffer. Threadsurfers listen!...
  • Manhunt in Chile Continues for Joran van der Sloot in Death of Peruvian Woman – Video

    06/03/2010 5:56:15 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 20 replies · 1,025+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | June 3, 2010 | Brian
    Here is a video report on a manhunt underway in Chile as authorities search for Dutchman Joran Van der Sloot, now wanted in the killing of a young woman found dead in a hotel in Lima, Peru. Van der Sloot was the last person seen with the woman on a security tape. Van der Sloot is the young man accused in the disappearance and presumed death of Natalee Holloway five years ago in Aruba. He was arrested and released several times in her disappearance. But no trace of Holloway was ever found, and Van der Sloot was released.
  • Dutch Joran van der Sloot paid 1,780 soles to leave the country

    06/02/2010 8:32:52 PM PDT · by Shermy · 30 replies · 2,367+ views
    El Comercio, Peru ^ | June 2, 2010 10:09 pm
    A taxi driver who gave his services to the assumed killer of the young Stephany Flores narrated details of the flight of this First paid 1,500 soles to be transported from Ica to Nasca and soon after he paid 280 soles to be taken to Arica, Chile. Thus it was how the Dutch Joran van der Sloot left the country, presumed murderer of the young Stephany Flores, daughter of the industralist and race car driver Ricardo Flores. It happened last Sunday, according to Oswaldo Aparcana, the taxi driver in charge of transporting the Dutchman to Nasca and who exhibited much...
  • Joran Van der Sloot in trouble again

    06/02/2010 3:16:35 PM PDT · by xxqqzz · 32 replies · 1,701+ views
    A young Dutchman previously arrested in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway is the prime suspect in a weekend murder of a Peruvian woman, police said Wednesday. Joran van der Sloot is being sought in the Sunday killing of 21-year-old Stephany Flores in a Lima hotel, Criminal police chief Gen. Cesar Guardia told a news conference. He said the suspect fled the country the next day by land to Chile.
  • Former suspect in Natalee Holloway case wanted in Peruvian murder case

    06/02/2010 3:01:58 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 31 replies · 1,122+ views
    cnn ^ | June 2, 2010
    Joran van der Sloot, the Dutch man once considered a suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, is the suspect in the killing of a woman in Peru, Peruvian police officials said Wednesday. There is "incriminating evidence" linking van der Sloot to the killing of 21-year-old Stephany Flores Ramirez, who was found dead in a Lima hotel room Wednesday, Cesar Guardia Vasquez, of the criminal investigations unit said at a news conference.
  • Natalee Holloway Extended Discussion Thread #21

    06/02/2010 1:42:42 PM PDT · by RGVTx · 1,063 replies · 13,311+ views
    Multiple sources | N/A | N/A
    This is a consolidation of the current threads on FR. It is intended to make discussion and updates easier. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2526123/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2526200/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2526225/posts http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2526245/posts
  • Report: Former Natalee Holloway Suspect Sought in Murder in Peru

    The Dutch man who was the main suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway is being sought in the murder of a woman in Peru, Thaindian News reported Wednesday. Joran van der Sloot, 22, is suspected of murdering Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, in Peru. Ramirez's body was found with multiple stab wounds on May 26. According to Ramirez's friends, the 21-year-old was reportedly last seen leaving a Lima, Peru, casino with van der Sloot at 5:16 a.m. local time.
  • Holloway suspect sought in Peru murder

    06/02/2010 11:30:54 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 34 replies · 1,530+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 2, 2010 | FRANKLIN BRICENO
    LIMA, Peru (AP) -- Peruvian police said Wednesday that a young Dutchman previously arrested in the 2005 disappearance in Aruba of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway is being sought as a suspect in a weekend murder of a Peruvian woman. Chief of detectives Col. Miguel Canlla told The Associated Press that Joran Van Der Sloot was being sought in the Sunday killing in a Lima hotel of 21-year-old Stephany Flores.
  • BREAKING: Natalie Holloway Suspect Joran Van Der Sloot Accused of Peru Murder

    06/02/2010 10:57:35 AM PDT · by Wilderness Conservative · 85 replies · 4,353+ views
    Thaindian News ^ | 6/2/10 | Angela Kaye Mason
    June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news has just been released by BNO News that Joran Van Der Sloot has been accused in Peru, for the murder of a 21 year old female. Van Der Sloot was the prime suspect in the disappearance of Natalie Hollaway, an American student who vanished on May 30, 2005 while on her senior trip to Aruba. Interpol is said to be on the heels of Juran Van Der Sloot, since all evidence points to him as the suspect in the murder of the daughter of a racer, Ricardo Flores. Sthefany Tatiana Flores Ramirez was found...
  • Suspect in disappearence of Natalee Holloway accused of murder in Peru

    06/02/2010 9:35:11 AM PDT · by RGVTx · 105 replies · 5,098+ views
    BNO News ^ | Jun 02, 2010 | BNO News
    LIMA (BNO NEWS) — A Dutch man who is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway, Joran van der Sloot, has been accused of murdering a young woman in Peru. Police said Van der Sloot, 22, is the main suspect in the murder of 21-year-old Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, whose body was found in the Miraflores District of Lima in the early morning hours on Wednesday. (MORE SOON.)
  • Couple Says They May Have Found Natalee Holloway

    03/18/2010 4:23:17 PM PDT · by Cecily · 60 replies · 4,302+ views
    NBC ^ | March 18, 2010
    A Pennsylvania couple thinks they may have found Natalee Holloway's skeleton on a vacation to Aruba. Patti and John Muldowney want investigators to take a good look at a picture they took while snorkeling. It shows what they think is a skeleton on the bottom of the ocean. [Scroll to bottom of page for picture]. Patti didn't notice anything out of the ordinary when she snapped the photo last November. No one noticed until mid January when they met up with a couple that was on the same cruise, to compare vacation photos. "They came over and discovered it when...
  • Aruban Police Say They Will Look Into Skeleton Photo

    03/18/2010 1:46:12 PM PDT · by GiovannaNicoletta · 47 replies · 3,126+ views
    The Birmingham News ^ | March 18, 2010 | Erin Stock
    The Aruban police's lead investigator on the Natalee Holloway case said today he was unaware of a photo taken by an American tourist who believes the image shows what could be the missing teen's body on the ocean floor.
  • Joran van der Sloot, suspect in disappearance of Natalie Holloway confesses to disposing of body

    02/22/2010 10:46:38 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 50 replies · 3,087+ views
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  • Father of Natalee Holloway Suspect Reportedly Dies in Aruba

    02/11/2010 9:43:17 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 60 replies · 2,136+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Feb. 11, 2010
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba — The father of the only remaining suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway has died in Aruba. The Aruban newspaper Diario reported Thursday that Paul van der Sloot, 57, died of a heart attack on the Dutch island in the Caribbean. The paper's Web site says he collapsed late Wednesday after playing tennis and was declared dead at a hospital.
  • Exclusive: Joran van der Sloot tells Greta that he "sold" Natalee Holloway

    11/24/2008 10:41:49 PM PST · by OL Hickory · 30 replies · 2,974+ views
    What do you think?
  • Holloway case: 'full confession' on television (and more)

    02/04/2008 11:34:24 AM PST · by knighthawk · 37 replies · 368+ views
    Radio Netherlands ^ | Februari 04 2008 | Theo Tamis
    "On the beach...she wasn't ticking anymore. So I went to a phone booth and called this friend. [...] He went into the sea and dumped her." -Suspect Joran van der Sloot He had billed it as "the most interesting and revealing crime show" of his career and it was sold to US networks before it was broadcast on Dutch television. In a gripping two-hour whodunit, crime reporter Peter R. de Vries reconstructed in detail what happened on that fateful night on a sandy Caribbean beach in mid-2005. De Vries took his viewers to Aruba where, on 30 May 2005, US...
  • Van der Sloot says he lied about Holloway

    02/01/2008 5:55:17 PM PST · by Santa Fe_Conservative · 30 replies · 148+ views
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Dutch student Joran van der Sloot said in a television interview Friday that he was lying when he told someone privately he was involved in Natalee Holloway's disappearance. The statement came hours after Aruban prosecutors announced they were reopening their investigation into the disappearance of the Alabama teenager after seeing secretly taped material from a Dutch journalist. Van der Sloot was interviewed telephone by the respected Dutch television show "Pauw & Witteman" following reports that crime reporter Peter R. De Vries had captured him in an apparent confession. "It is true I told someone. Everybody will...
  • My mother, a lurker, passed away (vanity)

    01/17/2008 9:37:03 PM PST · by Pan_Yans Wife · 52 replies · 569+ views
    1-18-08 | Pan_Yans Wife
    Hello, I've been mulling over writing this thread for months, but feel that the time is right. My mother passed away in October, after a long battle with lung cancer. She was a lovely woman, a good mother and a wonderful friend to all. My life changed forever on the night that she died. She died surrounded by her loved ones. And only God can understand how much I miss her. First, I would like to say that my mother was an avid lurker. She kept up on the political news with the assistance of Freerepublic. She was addicted to...
  • Aruba prosecutors close Holloway case

    12/18/2007 10:40:18 AM PST · by Santa Fe_Conservative · 86 replies · 157+ views
    AP via Yahoo News ^ | 12/18/07 | Margaret Weaver
    ORANJESTAD, Aruba - Authorities have closed the investigation into the disappearance of Natalee Holloway and do not have evidence to charge anyone, the prosecutors' office said Tuesday. The three young men who were last seen with the Alabama teenager have all been notified that they will not be charged, the Public Prosecutor's Office said. "The public prosecutor's office and the police have gone the extra mile and have exhausted all their powers and techniques in order to solve the mystery of the disappearance of the girl," it said. The three suspects — a Dutch college student and two Surinamese brothers...
  • Police Arrest Suspects in Holloway Case

    11/21/2007 6:30:31 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 33 replies · 101+ views
    My Way News and AP ^ | 22 Nov 07 | MARGARET WEVER
    By MARGARET WEVER Eighteen-year-old Joran van der Sloot, center, a resident of Aruba who had been held by police on the Caribbean island in connection with the disappearance of American tourist Natalee Holloway, exits Schiphol airport accompanied by unidentified relatives in Amsterdam, Netherlands, in this Tuesday Sept. 6, 2005 file photo. Van der Sloot and two Surinamese brothers, Satish and Deepak Kalpoe, were arrested Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007 on suspicion of involvement in manslaughter and causing seriously bodily harm that caused the death of the American teenager, the prosecutor's office said in a statement. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong) ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP)...
  • Does Beth Holloway Twitty Bear Some Responsibility For Natalle's Disappearance?

    07/11/2005 9:37:09 AM PDT · by Responsibility1st · 61 replies · 5,349+ views
    Mens News Daily ^ | // | Robert Paul Reyes
    "Two suspects were released yesterday who were involved in a violent crime against my daughter," "These criminals are not only being allowed to walk around among the tourists and citizens of Aruba, but there were no limits where they could go." Statement by Beth Holloway Twitty, Natalee's mother, upon release of brothers, Deepak Kalpoe, 21, and Stish Kalpoe, 18, for lack of evidence. This is the desperate cry of a mother who has witnessed six suspects in the disappearance of her daughter released for lack of evidence. Only Joran van der Sloot remains behind bars, and Beth Twitty is terrified...
  • Local: 'I know what happened to Natalie Holloway'

    09/17/2005 9:57:14 AM PDT · by freespirited · 79 replies · 15,587+ views
    Ocala Star Banner ^ | 9/15/05 | RYAN CONLEY
    OCALA - After spending weeks in Aruba investigating the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, a Marion County man says he knows exactly what treachery befell the Alabama teenager, and begins a call for American justice on a national platform today. Arthur Wood, a retired Secret Service agent living in the SummerGlen community southwest of Ocala, has been on the front line of trying to solve the mystery surrounding Holloway's May 30 disappearance during her high school graduation trip to the tiny southwest Caribbean island. Acting first as an unpaid consultant for two Aruban newspapers, Wood put 21 years of investigative skill...