Van der Sloot Back in Peru

Suspect in Sunday murder, Holloway disappearance leaves Chile under guard
By M. Morris,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 4, 2010 4:16 PM CDT
Joran Van der Sloot boards an airplane in Santiago, Chile, Friday, June 4, 2010, en route to Peru, where he is the prime suspect in Sunday's killing of 21-year-old Stephany Flores.   (AP Photo/Roberto Candia)
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(Newser) – Joran Van der Sloot has arrived in Peru, where he is wanted in connection with the murder of Stephany Flores in a Lima hotel Sunday. Van der Sloot, 22, was taken into custody yesterday in Chile, which promptly deported him, AFP reports. Van der Sloot, long a suspect in the 2005 disappearance of American Natalee Holloway in Aruba, has acknowledged he knew Flores but denies killing her, Radio Netherlands reports.

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