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Natalee's Mom: Don't Declare Her Dead

Father seeking to have missing Ala. teen declared dead

(Newser) - More than six years after high school senior Natalee Holloway disappeared while on a graduation trip to Aruba with classmates, her father wants to have the Alabama teen declared dead—a move fiercely opposed by her mother. Beth Holloway intends to oppose her ex-husband's "inexplicable effort to have... More »

Holloway Mom Confronts Van Der Sloot in Jail

Dutch TV crew sneaks mother into Peruvian prison

(Newser) - Beth Holloway confronted the only suspect in her daughter's death after sneaking into the Peruvian prison where he is being held. Holloway told Joran Van Der Sloot she had "no hate in her soul" for him during the brief confrontation, MSNBC reports. Holloway had no permission to enter the... More »

Van der Sloot Indicted in US

Alabama indicts Dutchman for trying to extort cash from Holloway mom

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges he tried to extort $250,000 from Natalee Holloway's mother. A US district attorney says the Dutchman, currently in a Peruvian jail awaiting a murder trial, has been indicted on charges of wire fraud and extortion... More »

Van der Sloot Demanded Extort 'Contract' From Nat's Mom

Sign on dotted line for corpse info, he insisted

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot demanded a "contract" from Natalee Holloway's mom in which she was to agree to pay him thousands of dollars in exchange for information about her daughter's death in Aruba, according to officials. Van der Sloot, who remains the top suspect in the Alabama teen's disappearance,... More »

FBI: We Didn't Screw Up Van der Sloot Case

He had 'sting money' when he killed Peru victim

(Newser) - FBI officials yesterday denied they bungled a case against Joran Van der Sloot after paying him up to $25,000, which he apparently used to travel to Peru where he murdered a young woman. Investigators set up an extortion sting for Van der Sloot last month after he reportedly demanded... More »

FBI Paid for Van der Sloot's Peru Trip

They gave him $25,000 to build an extortion case

(Newser) - The FBI secretly gave Joran Van der Sloot $25,000, which he then used to evade them and fly to Peru, where he killed a young girl, sources tell the New York Post . Van der Sloot had tried to shake down Natalee Holloway’s mom, Beth, for the money, promising... More »

Natalee's Mom Clams Up About Van der Sloot

FBI orders Beth Holloway not to discuss suspect in disappearance

(Newser) - Natalee Holloway's mother held a press conference this morning, but an "FBI directive" kept her from discussing Joran Van der Sloot's possible involvement in her daughter's disappearance, the Birmingham News reports. Van der Sloot is the prime suspect in that case and has confessed to murdering Stephany Flores Ramirez,... More »

Natalee's Mom, JonBenet's Dad Hook Up

Parents in tabloid tragedies now an item, Fox reports

(Newser) - The father of slain pre-teen beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey is dating the mother of missing Aruba tourist Natalee Holloway. Fox News broke the romance today, offering its detail-hungry viewers only that the bereaved pair met at a fundraiser and have "been spotted openly holding hands and kissing" in Alabama. More »

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