They ought to release him into general population. He'll be
Monday morning, Joran van der Sloot appeared in court in Peru
for a hearing for the murder of Stephany Flores; his attorney
focused on how van der Sloot’s rights were violated during the
confession. Over the weekend, van der Sloot...
Van der Sloot's offer to provide information on the
Natalee Holloway case continues to look like a scam. For
a payment monitored by the FBI, he told the Holloway's lawyer
he killed Natalee and his father helped him bury her. He later
claimed that wasn't the truth in an email. The guy's ...
The latest according to an AFP report. I'm still
unconvinced, thinking the guy is fishing for a deal of some kind.
Otherwise, why not just put it out there? I still think he's trying
to get back to Aruba, figuring he'd be in a better position.
General Cesar Guardia, who is...
He may well know the location of her body, or at least
where it was dumped. But I still call BS on this. He isn't giving it up,
but he'll explain it all to Aruban authorities? It sounds to me
like he's simply trying to play his last card to get...
So, the FBI paid Joran van der Sloot $25k and he
promptly took off for Peru, where he has now confessed to killing a
21 year-old woman? Good grief. I'm not sure they would even have
had jurisdiction, if they wanted to arrest him. He would have had
See posts below for information on the recent murder
and subsequent confession by Joran van der Sloot. It appears the
investigation into the extortion charges is moving
forward, as well.
Van der Sloot was charged Thursday in the United States with
trying to extort $250,000 from Holloway's family in exchange
Update: Also, more
details here, in addition to those below.
LIMA, Peru – Joran van der Sloot confessed
to the slaying of a 21-year-old woman in a Lima hotel room, a
high-ranking Peruvian government official told NBC News on
According to La Republica newspaper, van der
Sloot said he broke Stephany Flores'...
Wow! Bizarre that something relating to
Natalee Holloway would result in a second murder, to which he has now confessed. So, the question
is, is whatever she supposedly saw still on the PC. And is it
incriminating in the Holloway case? Or, did it have to do with the
Something tells me this is not the Aruban, or Dutch justice
A top Peruvian official suspects the Dutch playboy linked to two
high-profile murders committed precisely five years apart is a
"We are probably talking about a serial killer," said Interior
Minister Octavio Salazar as Joran Van der Sloot was returned...
Based upon a comment elsewhere, he's to be expelled at 6 AM local time and should be
in Lima, Peru by 12. If the comment is accurate, it's said he made
no plea one way or the other, claiming he fled out of fear of not
getting due process. I...
Says he was traveling south from the border and they
have to decide what to do with him. Hopefully, there aren't any
"He was found in a rented vehicle on highway 68 and is now being
taken to police headquarters," said Douglas Rodriguez, head of
investigation police in the northern...
There's one story out there claiming to have an
interview with a taxi driver who drove Van der Sloot out of the
country. But after the suicide story, which I updated, as it
appears to be bogus – I'm not linking the story on the taxi without
For now, this...
In email via Ace. I'm on my laptop while the desktop's
being repaired, so I hadn't been surfing the web. Guess it was
a bad day to stop sniffing glue.
A young Dutchman previously arrested in the 2005 disappearance
of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway is the prime suspect in a
Hmm, I saw this a bit earlier. Seems plenty of folks
are looking for it. For once, it would be nice to see some
development in the case...
Updated the headline as the story indicates he
confessed to disposing of her body, not killing her.
h/t AGB on Twitter. Wow! I wonder if the death of his
father has something to do with this? My full category of old Natalee Holloway posts here. Not sure what
to make of this just...
Update: Being denied according to CNN.
Update: Just so happens a new TV movie to air? Is this a bad PR
Spotted via Tammy Bruce on Twitter – here's the story via Fox. Here's the original story – I don't know how reliable
The officer accompanying the dog reportedly told the...