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After False Hope, Natalee Holloway's Mom Files $35M Suit

Beth Holloway says she was duped into believing series was following a legit lead

(Newser) - The mother of Natalee Holloway, whose disappearance in Aruba in 2005 remains unsolved , is suing over a TV series on Oxygen last year about the case. In her $35 million lawsuit , Beth Holloway says the producers duped her into believing they were investigating a legitimate lead in the case when,...

Remains Found in Search for Natalee Holloway

Father says tip led to Aruba find

(Newser) - Answers might finally be at hand for the family of Natalee Holloway, 12 years after the 18-year-old American student disappeared while on a graduation trip to the Caribbean island of Aruba. Father Dave Holloway says that in one of many trips to the island with private investigator TJ Ward over...

New Witness: I Saw Fate of Natalee Holloway

Dutchman Jurrien de Jong says he saw suspect dispose of her body

(Newser) - On the night of May 30, 2005, Natalee Holloway ran onto a construction site with suspect Joran van der Sloot hot at her heels—and only five minutes later she was dead, according to a man who claims to be an eyewitness. But he says investigators won't take his...

Joran Van der Sloot Was Stabbed in Prison: Wife

But Peru prison official says she's lying

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot has been "seriously injured" in a stabbing at the Peruvian prison where he's serving a sentence for murder, according to his wife, but a top prison official says Leidy Figueroa is lying. Figueroa told a Netherlands CNN affiliate that her husband was stabbed twice—...

Dutch Killer Van der Sloot Is a Father

He remains imprisoned for 2010 murder of Peru woman

(Newser) - Imprisoned Dutch killer Joran Van der Sloot is now a father. Van der Sloot's attorney says the girl was born Sunday in Lima, Peru—far from the remote prison where Van der Sloot is serving a 28-year sentence for killing a Peruvian business student in 2010. He also remains...

Van der Sloot Marries in Prison, Mom Sends Gifts

Natalee Holloway murder suspect ties knot with girlfriend

(Newser) - It's wedding day in Peru for convicted murderer Joran van der Sloot. The 26-year-old Dutchman who remains the chief suspect in the 2005 disappearance of US teen Natalee Holloway tied the knot in prison today with a Peruvian woman pregnant with his child . ( CNN names her as girlfriend...

Murderer Van der Sloot Weds in Prison This Week

He is due to become a father in September

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot is serving a 28-year murder sentence for one young woman's death and is the main suspect in another, but that won't keep him from becoming a married man this week, reports Reuters . Tomorrow, the 26-year-old will marry Leidy Figueroa, the 24-year-old Peruvian girlfriend...

Van der Sloot to Marry Pregnant Girlfriend

Nothing to do with US extradition, lawyer says

(Newser) - In a move Joran Van der Sloot's lawyer says has nothing to do with potential extradition to the US, the Dutch murderer is set to marry his pregnant girlfriend in a Peruvian prison. There have been rumors of marriage before, but the lawyer tells the AP that legal formalities...

Peru to Extradite Van der Sloot to US

...but he has 24 years in prison to serve first

(Newser) - The Dutchman long suspected of murdering American teenager Natalee Holloway in 2005 is going to face justice in the US—but not until 2038. Joran van der Sloot has 24 years left to serve in Peru for the murder of a 21-year-old student, and authorities have agreed to extradite him...

Joran Van der Sloot Is Getting Married

Conjugal visitor to wed convicted killer

(Newser) - Well, it's official: There really is someone for everyone, even literal lady killer Joran Van der Sloot. The convicted killer and alleged extortionist intends to get married next month in the Peruvian prison where he's serving a 28-year sentence, his lawyer, Maximo Altez, has announced. "He wants...

Imprisoned van der Sloot Gets Woman Pregnant

Murderer had 'unsupervised visit,' Dutch newspaper reports

(Newser) - Somehow, Joran van der Sloot—who is in prison for the 2010 murder of Peruvian Stephany Flores and is suspected in the 2005 disappearance of American Natalee Holloway —still holds appeal to some women. A Dutch newspaper reports that van der Sloot, who is serving a 28-year sentence in...

Van der Sloot Asks Court to Overturn His Sentence

And rumor has it he's getting married

(Newser) - Rumor has it that Joran Van der Sloot is quite the lady killer—and we don't just mean that he kills ladies. Peruvian tabloids have reported that Van der Sloot is engaged to an unidentified woman, and intends to get married while in prison, the Daily Beast reports. The...

Van der Sloot Sentenced to 28 Years

Guilty plea doesn't do him much good

(Newser) - If Joran Van der Sloot hoped his guilty plea in the killing of Stephany Flores would win him a light sentence, no such luck: A court in Peru sentenced him to 28 years today—he faced a maximum of 30—and ordered him to pay a $75,000 fine to...

Natalee Holloway Declared Dead

Judge makes ruling at father's request

(Newser) - Six years after teenager Natalee Holloway went missing in Aruba, an Alabama judge has declared her dead. The move, announced in court today, follows a September request by Holloway's father; he wants to stop paying for her health insurance and give her college fund money to her brother, the...

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Van der Sloot Pleads Guilty

Joran Van der Sloot appears in Peruvian court over murder of Stephany Flores

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot has officially admitted to killing at least one woman: He pleaded guilty today to the 2010 murder of 21-year-old Stephany Flores , a killing that occurred five years to the day after the disappearance of Natalee Holloway. "Yes, I want to plead guilty. I wanted from...

Van der Sloot Delays 'Sincere Confession'

He also gets scolded by judge for slouching and fidgeting

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot did not formally confess to the murder of 21-year-old Stephany Flores as expected today, but it could happen next week. He asked the judge in Lima, Peru, for more time to "reflect" on his plea, reports CNN . Van der Sloot—the prime suspect in the...

Van Der Sloot Sues Victim's Father

Dutchman claims extradition from Chile violated his human rights

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot isn't happy about the way he was hauled out of Chile last year to face murder charges in Peru. The 24-year-old Dutchman, claiming the extradition violated his human rights, has filed a $10 million lawsuit against Peru's former president, Chile's former interior minister,...

Natalee's Mom: Don't Declare Her Dead

Father seeking to have missing Ala. teen declared dead

(Newser) - More than six years after high school senior Natalee Holloway disappeared while on a graduation trip to Aruba with classmates, her father wants to have the Alabama teen declared dead—a move fiercely opposed by her mother. Beth Holloway intends to oppose her ex-husband's "inexplicable effort to have...

Van Der Sloot Finally Charged With Murder

Prosecutors seeking 30 years for Peruvian woman's killing

(Newser) - After more than a year in a Peruvian jail, Joran Van Der Sloot has been formally charged with the murder of a young woman found dead in his hotel room. Prosecutors say the Dutchman bludgeoned to death 21-year-old Stephany Flores in a rage after she discovered his link to the...

Van der Sloot Meets Alleged Victim's Father

A hearing for the murder of Stephany Flores has been postponed

(Newser) - The father of the Peruvian university student allegedly killed by Joran van der Sloot has confronted the suspect for the first time at the Lima prison where the Dutchman is held. Van der Sloot is charged with killing Stephany Flores in his Lima hotel room a year ago after meeting...

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