A Dutch citizen who lately admitted to killing U.S. pupil Natalee Holloway in Aruba in 2005 is being despatched again from america to Peru the place he’ll serve out a sentence for the killing of a Peruvian lady
ByThe Related Press
October 30, 2023, 1:05 PM
LIMA, Peru — A Dutch citizen who lately admitted to killing U.S. pupil Natalee Holloway in Aruba in 2005 is being despatched again from america to Peru the place he’ll serve out a sentence for the killing of a Peruvian lady.
Joran van der Sloot is scheduled to reach Monday afternoon within the Peruvian capital of Lima, Interpol agent Hilda Manosalva advised The Related Press.
Van der Sloot was briefly extradited to the U.S. to face costs linked to Holloway’s disappearance, a case that has drawn worldwide consideration over the course of 20 years.
A number of days in the past, he admitted that he killed Holloway and disposed of her stays. The disclosure got here as he pleaded responsible to costs of making an attempt to extort cash from Holloway’s mom in return for details about the placement of the physique.
U.S. authorities shouldn’t have jurisdiction to prosecute van der Sloot for the 2005 slaying on a seaside in Aruba, the place the statute of limitations for homicide has expired. However the revelations have given long-sought solutions to Holloway’s next-of-kin.
The Dutch citizen was sentenced to twenty years in jail within the U.S. for extortion and wire fraud, however as a part of his plea settlement, that sentence will run concurrently with one other one in Peru, the place he’s serving a 28-year jail sentence for killing Stephany Flores in 2010.
A 2001 treaty between Peru and the U.S. permits a suspect to be briefly extradited to face trial within the different nation.