Van der Sloot: Ladies Want to Marry Me

Joran opens up, again, to Dutch newspaper
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 22, 2010 5:46 AM CDT
In a June 4, 2010 file photo Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot is escorted by police officers outside a Peruvian police station, near the border with Chile in Tacna, Peru.   (AP Photo/Karel Navarro/file)
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(Newser) – Joran Van der Sloot is charged in the murder of one woman and suspected in the disappearance of another—but for some reason, the single ladies can't get enough of him. He's being inundated with letters proposing marriage, or so he tells Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, the AP reports. “One of them even wants me to get her pregnant,” he says. Despite yesterday's claims that he was “tricked” into a confession, Van der Sloot also says “It’s my own fault I’m here” in jail.

He also seems to sympathize with his mother, who recently called him "sick in the head:" “I have hurt her and too many other people,” he says. “If only I had listened to her.”

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