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June 11th, 2010
11:00 AM ET

Police: Van der Sloot has information about Holloway

(CNN) – Joran van der Sloot told investigators during an interrogation that he knows the location of Natalee Holloway's body, but he would neither identify the location nor say what happened to her the night of her disappearance, a Peruvian police official told CNN.

"In the interrogation done to the Dutch citizen, he says he knew the location of the corpse of the American citizen, but that he was going to explain everything to Aruban police," said Miguel Canlla, head of the homicide division of the Peruvian national police investigative unit, on Thursday.

Van der Sloot, a 22-year-old Dutch citizen, is suspected of killing a 21-year-old woman in Lima last month. Stephany Flores Ramirez was found beaten to death in a hotel room registered in van der Sloot's name. Van der Sloot was captured in Chile and returned last week to Peru, where authorities say he confessed to killing Flores. Read more


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  1. mindy rodriguez

    Katrina hit on 8/23/2005
    Homeland Secretary, Michael Chernoff waived Jones Act on 9/2/2005

    BP Spill hit 56 DAYS AGO!
    Neither President Obama nor hidden, hand-picked Homeland Secretary, Janet Napolitano have lifted the Jones Act!

    There are ships waiting to become part of the recovery while Obama and his Homeland Secretary remain part of the problem!

    This is a disgrace and I hold Obama accountable...he did go to Harvard did he not? He should know this would help the Gulf?

    June 14, 2010 at 12:43 pm |
  2. Mike M.

    I've been wondering what all the hype is about this story. I guess the media calls it "NEWS". It's garbage reading to me and a page six fill in.

    June 14, 2010 at 7:52 am |
  3. wow - o

    Can we all pray the the concept of karma is real ? Can this guy finally meet his karmic fate ?

    June 11, 2010 at 1:07 pm |
  4. Morgaine

    Gee, do you think Vandersloot is angling to be taken back to Aruba where–since he is a Dutch citizen–Holland would be able to, once again, use its power to influence the outcome of the investigation and any subsequent trial and sentencing for the Holloway murder? Perhaps Holland could even block Vandersloot being transferred back to Lima after their interrogation.

    The Aruba police and officials are corrupt, as evidenced by the way they shielded Vandersloot in the Holloway "investigation," refusing to follow leads that–amazingly–they say they will now be investigating.

    If Interpol and the Lima authorities are smart, they will keep Aruba officials miles away from Vandersloot at all times. If contact must be made between Aruba officials and Vandersloot, Lima/Interpol officials should be present at all times, and the interaction should be videotaped.

    Aruba officials and police have already been allowed–with the help of Holland–to destroy any real chance of a real, bonafide investigation of the Holloway murder. The optimum time was when the evidence and memories were fresh–and Aruba officials/police made sure that didn't happen.

    June 11, 2010 at 11:49 am |