Joran van der Sloot, the main suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba in 2005, is set to be handed over to U.S. authorities on June 8
These charges are related to an alleged scheme to sell false information about Holloway’s location to her family. Natalee Holloway vanished in 2005 after leaving a nightclub in Aruba with Van der Sloot, a Dutch citizen who was living on the island at the time. Despite extensive investigations, her whereabouts remain unknown, and in 2012, an Alabama judge legally declared her deceased.
He was never formally charged in connection with the case
Peru’s Ambassador to the United States, Gustavo Meza-Cuadra, expressed hope that Van der Sloot’s temporary extradition to face the U.S. charges would contribute to a process that brings solace to Mrs. Holloway and her family. He emphasized that they are enduring a similar grieving process as the Flores family in Peru, who suffered the loss of their daughter, Stephany.
The forthcoming extradition of Joran van der Sloot marks a significant development in the long-standing Natalee Holloway case, offering a renewed opportunity for justice and closure for her grieving family.