LIMA, Peru (AP) - Joran van der Sloot will be sentenced on Friday, after pleading guilty today to the murder in 2010 of a Peruvian woman he had met at a casino in Lima.
The murder took place exactly five years, to the day, after the disappearance of American... more »
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... more »
The chief of Peru's criminal police says Dutch murder suspect Joran van der Sloot has told police that he knows the location of the body of missing U.S. teen Natalie Holloway.
Gen. Cesar Guardia tells The Associated Press that Van der Sloot "let slip that he knew the place... more »
Peru's criminal police chief says that Joran van der Sloot's confession in the murder of a 21-year-old woman was so complete that police decided there was no need to take him to the crime scene for a walkthrough.
Gen. Cesar Guardia says the case against van der Sloot, who... more »
Two federal law enforcement officials say U.S. authorities paid Joran van der Sloot $15,000 in a sting operation and delayed arresting him because they were trying to help build a murder case against him in the 5-year-old unsolved slaying of Natalee Holloway in Aruba.
During that delay, Van der... more »
The uncle of a teen who disappeared in Aruba in 2005 says he hopes authorities there reopen the case now that the man linked to his niece's disappearance has been arrested in a killing in Peru and is facing extortion charges in Alabama.
Speaking to NBC's "Today" show Friday,... more »
Chilean police say they have detained a Dutch man who has long been suspected of killing American teen Natalee Holloway in Aruba.
This time Joran van der Sloot was being sought in the death of a woman in Peru, five years to the day after Holloway disappeared. Police say... more »
The suspect in the disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway has confessed to disposing of her body in a swamp on the Caribbean island of Aruba, according to a Dutch tabloid newspaper and Aruba's chief prosecutor.
Joran van der Sloot made the statement in a sit-down interview with a... more »