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Joran Van der Sloot Was Stabbed in Prison: Wife

But Peru prison official says she's lying

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot has been "seriously injured" in a stabbing at the Peruvian prison where he's serving a sentence for murder, according to his wife, but a top prison official says Leidy Figueroa is lying. Figueroa told a Netherlands CNN affiliate that her husband was stabbed twice—... More »

Welcome to Joran Van der Sloot's Prison Cell

Accused murderer gets hooks to hang his clothes, but the toilet is gross

(Newser) - CNN sent In Session reporter Jean Casarez to get an inside look at Peru’s Castro Castro, the maximum security prison where Joran Van der Sloot is being held. Casarez walks us through the recreational area, the kitchen (meal of the day: fried chicken nuggets), and of course Van der... More »

Peruvian Prison Terrifies Van der Sloot

Accused murderer 'afraid I will be killed'

(Newser) - Joran Van der Sloot is being so forthcoming about Natalee Holloway's fate because he fears what will happen to him behind bars. "I don't want to be imprisoned in Peru," People quotes a Peruvian paper as reporting. "I am afraid I will be killed." Hence the... More »

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