LIMA, Peru (AP) - A Peruvian judge has set a May 8 hearing to consider a U.S. request to extradite convicted killer Joran van der Sloot so he can be tried for extortion in connection with the unsolved 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalie Holloway. Lima's Superior Court said in... more »
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 »
The lawyer for the mother of an Alabama teen who disappeared in Aruba has dismissed claims by the Dutchman suspected in the case that he extorted money from the parents to get back at them.
Speaking on NBC's Today Show Tuesday, John Kelly, a lawyer for Natalee Holloway's mother... 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 »
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 »
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... more »