Joran Van der Sloot Is Getting Married
Conjugal visitor to wed convicted killer
By Kevin Spak, Newser User
Posted May 31, 2013 7:50 AM CDT
Joran van der Sloot enters the courtroom for the continuation of his murder trial at San Pedro prison in Lima, Peru, Wednesday Jan. 11, 2012.   (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)

(Newser) – Well, it's official: There really is someone for everyone, even literal lady killer Joran Van der Sloot. The convicted killer and alleged extortionist intends to get married next month in the Peruvian prison where he's serving a 28-year sentence, his lawyer, Maximo Altez, has announced. "He wants to marry, change his life, start a new life," Altez tells Fox News Latino. Altez will be the best man and only guest at the blessed occasion, he tells the Herald-Sun.

While Altez won't divulge the name of the, er, lucky bride, reports are swirling that it's Leydi Figueroa Uceda, a 22-year-old Peruvian who, according to the Daily Beast, has registered as Van der Sloot's common law partner so she can have conjugal visits with him. The two are also rumored to have had a son together, though Altez says that's not true.

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Jun 3, 2013 12:30 PM CDT
What, exactly, is the logic of allowing someone in prison ( for murder no less ) to " get on with their life " or " start a new life " ? Ummmm, seems to me, the whole point of sending someone to prison, is to prevent them FROM living the life they want. Van Dersloot states " I want... " . It shouldn't matter what he wants. He's SERVING PRISON TIME !! The way it should be is, you go to prison, especially for murder, your life STOPS.
Jun 2, 2013 9:09 AM CDT
They do this in the USA too , and then they go on welfare , food stamps and all , and we taxpayers keep letting this happen . How many millions could we cut the Federal budget ?.
Jun 1, 2013 11:33 AM CDT
he should be getting dead!!!