Van der Sloot trial starts in January

24th November 2011, Comments0 comments

Peruvian media report that the trial of murder suspect Joran van der Sloot is scheduled to start in the capital Lima on 5 January.

Van der Sloot faces a maximum prison sentence of 30 years for the violent death of Peruvian citizen Stephany Flores in Van der Sloots’ Lima hotel room on 30 May 2010.

The Dutchman is also a suspect in the disappearance of US teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba on 30 May 2005. He was never indicted due to a lack of evidence.


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