Natalee Holloway's Mom Consoles Flores Family

She speaks to relatives of Joran Van der Sloot's suspected victim
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 17, 2010 4:51 PM CDT
Natalee Holloway's Mom Consoles Flores Family
A file photo of Beth Holloway, mother of Natalee Holloway.   (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

(Newser) – The mother of Natalee Holloway has comforted the family of the young woman who police say was murdered by Joran Van der Sloot in Peru. Beth Holloway spoke to the family of Stephany Flores for the first time and offered her "sincere, sincere condolences," reports CNN.

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The Flores family told Larry King last night they hoped the Van der Sloot trial provides some comfort to the Holloways. "I think the pain they are feeling, it's very hard," said Enrique Flores. "We saw the body of our sister. They don't have the body of their daughter." (Read more Natalee Holloway stories.)

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