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Joran van der Sloot told a judge and prosecutor Tuesday that he would prefer to finish serving a 28-year murder sentence in Peru rather than be extradited to the United States to face charges related to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway, his Peruvian lawyer said.

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Van der Sloot sentenced to 28 yearsupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 16:16:00

A panel of three Peruvian judges sentence Joran van der Sloot to 28 years for the murder of Stephany Flores.

Van der Sloot sentenced to 28 years for Peru murderupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 16:16:00

Peruvian judges on Friday sentenced Dutch national Joran van der Sloot to 28 years in prison and ordered him to pay thousands of dollars in reparations for the killing of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman in 2010.

Nancy Grace: 'Cut his mic'updated: Fri Jan 13 2012 05:33:00

A friend of Joran van der Sloot is saying he thinks the young Peruvian woman he killed actually provoked the crime.

Peruvian judges to sentence van der Sloot for woman's murderupdated: Fri Jan 13 2012 05:33:00

Peruvian judges are set to sentence Joran van der Sloot on Friday, two days after he pleaded guilty on all charges related to the killing of a 21-year-old woman.

Natalee Holloway declared legally deadupdated: Thu Jan 12 2012 17:41:00

An Alabama judge signed an order Thursday declaring Natalee Holloway legally dead, attorneys for her family said.

Natalee Holloway declared legally deadupdated: Thu Jan 12 2012 17:41:00

InSession's Jean Casarez reports Birmingham Probate Judge Alan King signed order declaring Natalee Holloway legally dead.

Joran van der Sloot postpones pleaupdated: Tue Jan 10 2012 06:46:00

CNN's Rafael Romo reports on Joran van der Sloot's request for more time to "reflect" on what plea he will make.

Joran van der Sloot asks for 'more time'updated: Fri Jan 06 2012 22:36:00

Joran van der Sloot's trial is delayed as he asks for 'more time' to enter his plea in the murder of Stephany Flores.

Van der Sloot postpones pleaupdated: Fri Jan 06 2012 22:36:00

Joran van der Sloot on Friday asked for more time to "reflect" on what plea he will make during his murder trial, shortly after his attorney indicating the 24-year-old Dutch man suddenly had changed his strategy in relation to the killing.

Video shows van der Sloot confessionupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 05:34:00

In a videotaped interrogation with Peruvian police, Joran van der Sloot admitted to killing Stephany Flores.

Peruvian murder trial for van der Sloot set for January updated: Fri Nov 25 2011 18:19:00

Joran van der Sloot will stand trial beginning January 6 on robbery and murder charges related to a 21-year-old woman's death, a Peruvian court announced Friday.

Original murder charge against van der Sloot will standupdated: Tue Nov 22 2011 18:33:00

A panel of judges in Peru has ruled against augmenting the charges against Joran van der Sloot, meaning the original charges of murder and robbery will stand and that the Dutch national would face a maximum of 30 years in prison if convicted.

Video shows van der Sloot confessing that he killed womanupdated: Tue Sep 27 2011 06:09:00

In a videotaped interrogation with Peruvian police broadcast Monday, Joran van der Sloot admitted that he hit, strangled and ultimately killed a 21-year-old woman last year in his Lima hotel room.

Lawyer: Van der Sloot may admit simple homicide, fight graver chargesupdated: Tue Sep 13 2011 07:43:00

Joran van der Sloot is willing to confess to a "simple homicide" charge in relation to the May 2010 death of a woman in Peru, but not to more serious charges that would carry longer prison terms, his lawyer said Monday.

People.com: Beth Holloway Applauds Joran van der Sloot Murder Chargesupdated: Sun Sep 04 2011 12:11:00

The mother of missing Natalee Holloway tells PEOPLE authorities did "a good job"

Joran Van der Sloot charged with murderupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 18:27:00

Peruvian authorities have charged Joran van der Sloot with murder in the case of Stephanie Flores. Jean Casarez reports.

Van der Sloot charged with murderupdated: Thu Sep 01 2011 18:27:00

Peruvian authorities have charged Joran van der Sloot with murder in the death of a Peruvian woman.

Father faces van der Sloot for first time in courtupdated: Sun Jun 19 2011 16:37:00

Even though a Peruvian judge postponed a preliminary hearing for Joran van der Sloot Wednesday, it still was a dramatic day in court for the father of the young woman van der Sloot is accused of killing.

Van der Sloot scheduled to be in court Tuesdayupdated: Tue Jun 14 2011 17:14:00

Joran van der Sloot is scheduled to appear in a courtroom in Peru Tuesday for a closed-door hearing about evidence in a case involving the killing of a Peruvian woman.

Van der Sloot lawyer quits over defense strategyupdated: Wed Jun 01 2011 05:57:00

Joran van der Sloot's lawyer has quit defending him against murder allegations in Peru, citing unspecified differences over strategy.

Extradition treaty could allow Van der Sloot to return to Hollandupdated: Fri May 13 2011 20:42:00

An extradition treaty signed this week between the Netherlands and Peru could open the door for Joran Van der Sloot to return to his native country if convicted in the death of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman.

Source: Van der Sloot lied about laptop use in killingupdated: Fri Mar 25 2011 23:35:00

The laptop belonging to Joran Van der Sloot was turned off the night he is suspected of having killed a young Peruvian woman in Lima, suggesting he lied to investigators when he said he attacked her after she read an e-mail on his computer connecting him to missing American teenager, Natalee Holloway, a source said Friday.

FBI traveling to Peru for clues in Natalee Holloway caseupdated: Thu Mar 10 2011 23:18:00

FBI agents are traveling to Peru to study a laptop belonging to Joran Van der Sloot -- who was arrested twice in connection with the Natalee Holloway case, but was not charged -- according to a Lima court document.

People.com: Joran van der Sloot to Plead Guilty to Killing Stephany Flores Ramirezupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 10:52:00

The Dutchman will seek a shorter sentence by claiming temporary insanity, according to reports

Big news in case of Holloway suspectupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 05:58:00

Attorney: Joran van der Sloot to plead guilty in killing of 21-year-old Peruvian girl to serve only 3-5 years.

Van der Sloot admits to Peru killing, seeks lesser chargeupdated: Tue Mar 08 2011 05:58:00

The lawyer for Joran Van der Sloot, the Dutch national accused of killing a 21-year-old woman in Lima, Peru, last year, said Monday he has asked the court to charge his client with the lesser offense of manslaughter.

People.com: Jawbone Found in Aruba Not Natalee Holloway'supdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 16:09:00

"It's a Jane Doe," Taco Stein, the Solicitor General told PEOPLE of the DNA test results

Van der Sloot: I've 'misused' Holloway case 'for my own advantage'updated: Tue Sep 07 2010 09:11:00

In a jailhouse interview with a Dutch television station, Joran van der Sloot said he is remorseful for telling so many stories regarding the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, but once again denied culpability in the case.

Joran van der Sloot to walk free?updated: Wed Aug 25 2010 14:16:00

A Peruvian court is currently reviewing the Joran van der Sloot confession in the murder of Stephany Flores.

Victim's dad: 'Wound will never heal'updated: Thu Jul 01 2010 23:50:00

The father of Stephany Flores, whom Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing, talks about the loss at her memorial.

Father of slain Peruvian student hopes others learn from her deathupdated: Thu Jul 01 2010 23:50:00

Hours after he spoke to a judge for the first time about his daughter's killing, Stephany Flores' father told family and friends at a memorial service that he hoped others would learn from her death.

Van der Sloot's attorney files appealupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 20:22:00

In Session's Jean Casarez from the TruTV network reports that Joran van der Sloot's attorney is challenging the arrest.

Van der Sloot indicted on wire fraud, extortion chargesupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 20:22:00

A U.S. federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Joran van der Sloot on charges of wire fraud and extortion in connection with a plot to sell information about the whereabouts of Natalee Holloway's remains in exchange for $250,000, officials said.

Van der Sloot will fight incarceration to top court, attorney saysupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 09:34:00

Joran van der Sloot, whose claim of unlawful incarceration was denied last week, will immediately appeal and fight all the way to the Peruvian Supreme Court and international courts, if necessary, his attorney told CNN Monday.

People.com: Joran van der Sloot's Confession to Standupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 12:32:00

A court in Peru denies the murder suspect's request to recant his story

DNA found at Peru murder sceneupdated: Mon Jun 28 2010 09:19:00

Authorities have confirmed they have found DNA under the fingernails of murder victim Stephany Flores.

Police: DNA found on victim in van der Sloot caseupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 12:37:00

Peruvian police said Thursday they found skin underneath the fingernails of a 21-year-old student Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing.

Police: DNA found under victim's fingernailsupdated: Fri Jun 25 2010 09:44:00

Police said Thursday that they found skin underneath the fingernails of Stephany Flores, whose body was found June 2 in the hotel room in Lima, Peru, of Joran van der Sloot.

Reporter tours Castro-Castro prisonupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 14:10:00

In Session's Jean Casarez from the TruTV network tours the infamous prison where Joran van der Sloot is being held.

Van der Sloot files complaint against policeupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 14:10:00

Joran van der Sloot has filed a complaint with Peruvian police claiming that his constitutional rights and his right to a defense were violated after his arrest in connection with the killing of a Peruvian woman.

People.com: Joran van der Sloot Accuses Police of Misconductupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 09:15:00

Joran van der Sloot claims he was arrested without a proper warrant and denied a translator, according to a report

'Grisly' report in van der Sloot caseupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 21:03:00

A document on Stephany Flores' death reveals it was "worse than we thought." HLN reports.

Police report: Significant head injuries to Peru slaying victimupdated: Tue Jun 22 2010 21:03:00

The 21-year-old Peruvian woman Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing had a cranial fracture and other significant injuries to her face and neck and showed signs of asphyxiation, a court document obtained by CNN shows.

People.com: Report: Joran van der Sloot Recants Murder Confessionupdated: Mon Jun 21 2010 18:27:00

His mother also breaks her silence, saying he's "not a monster" but "sick in the head"

People.com: Natalee Holloway's Brother: Joran van der Sloot Won't Offer New Evidenceupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 09:48:00

He's "trying to get a lighter sentence" by volunteering details on the teen's disappearance, says Matt Holloway

Van der Sloot charged with murder in Peruupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 21:28:00

Joran van der Sloot was charged with murder Friday, acting "with ferocity and great cruelty" in the slaying of a 21-year-old student in Lima, Peru, according to court documents.

Exclusive tour of van der Sloot's cellupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 21:28:00

In Session's Jean Casarez takes an exclusive look at murder suspect Joran van der Sloot's Peru prison cell.

Holloway's mom consoles Flores familyupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 19:03:00

Stephany Flores' brother speaks with Beth Holloway on the phone for the first time. In Session's Jean Casarez reports.

Arubans urge Holloway's father to delay search during Peruvian probeupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 18:56:00

Aruban authorities are urging Natalee Holloway's father, Dave Holloway, to delay volunteer search efforts in her disappearance until police get better information on the case from Peruvian investigators who have spoken to Joran van der Sloot, prosecutor Peter Blanken said.

Inside van der Sloot's cellupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 18:56:00

In Session's Jean Casarez gets an exclusive look inside the prison where murder suspect Joran van der Sloot is held.

Flores family: Pain will never go awayupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 16:22:00

The family of Stephany Flores tells CNN's Larry King they hope justice is swift in the case against Joran van der Sloot.

People.com: Peruvian Police Will Let Aruba Prosecutor Speak to Joran van der Slootupdated: Thu Jun 17 2010 07:47:00

The conversation could "bring clarity in the Natalee Holloway case," says the attorney general

Aruba, Peru swap notes on van der Slootupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 17:17:00

Aruban and Peruvian authorities have agreed to help each other in the Stephany Flores murder investigation.

Van der Sloot questioning not likely until August, Aruba saysupdated: Wed Jun 16 2010 17:17:00

Aruban investigators will likely not travel to Peru to question murder suspect Joran van der Sloot until at least the end of August, prosecutor Peter Blanken said Wednesday.

Aruban, Peruvian authorities will 'help each other' in murder probeupdated: Tue Jun 15 2010 17:49:00

Aruban and Peruvian authorities have agreed to "help each other" in the murder investigation of Stephany Flores -- in which Joran Van der Sloot is the prime suspect, an Aruban government spokesman said Tuesday.

Van der Sloot attorney quitsupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 15:28:00

Joran van der Sloot's Peruvian attorney has resigned from defending the murder suspect, the attorney told Peru's Foreign Press Association on Monday.

Van der Sloot confession releasedupdated: Mon Jun 14 2010 15:28:00

Peruvian police release the transcripts of Joran van der Sloot's murder confession. In Session's Jean Casarez reports.

People.com: Inside Story: The Alleged Extortion of Natalee Holloway's Familyupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 18:48:00

The FBI knew about it but didn't arrest Joran van der Sloot, who police say went on to commit murder

People.com: Joran van der Sloot Charged with Murder of Business Studentupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 16:09:00

A Peruvian judge orders the Dutch playboy to a penitentiary pending trial

People.com: Joran van der Sloot Wants to Tell Aruba Cops Where Natalee Holloway's Body Isupdated: Fri Jun 11 2010 12:49:00

The Dutch playboy reportedly wants to come clean to the Aruba authorities again

Police: Van der Sloot said he knows location of Holloway's bodyupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 23:14:00

Joran van der Sloot told investigators during an interrogation that he knows the location of Natalee Holloway's body, but he would neither identify the location nor say what happened to her the night of her disappearance, a Peruvian police official told said Thursday in Lima, Peru.

Official: Van der Sloot says he knows location of Holloway's bodyupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 22:50:00

Joran van der Sloot told investigators during an interrogation that he knows the location of Natalee Holloway's body, but he would neither identify the location nor say what happened to her the night of her disappearance, a Peruvian police official told CNN Thursday in Lima.

Police report reveals new details in Peru murder caseupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 19:27:00

A Peruvian police report leaked Monday says the alleged victim of Joran van der Sloot was found in his hotel room on the floor, half-dressed. The report provides new details about the hours before Stephany Flores' body was found.

Judge: van der Sloot probe can continueupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 19:27:00

A judge in Peru says the murder investigation involving Joran van der Sloot can move forward. HLN has more from Lima.

'Van der Sloot' Google search stuns slain woman's brotherupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 19:20:00

It was unlike Stephany Flores Ramirez not to come home on time. An avid poker player, the Peruvian 21-year-old lived with her father and knew he was expecting her after a night at a Texas Hold 'em tournament on May 30 in Lima.

Victim in Peru found link between van der Sloot, Holloway, source saysupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 19:19:00

The Peruvian woman who died in Joran van der Sloot's hotel room was killed after she discovered information on his laptop linking him to the disappearance of Alabama teen Natalee Holloway, a source with direct knowledge of the investigation told CNN.

Van der Sloot could get 35 years at mostupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 19:19:00

TruTV's Jean Casarez has details about what transpired between Joran van der Sloot and Stefany Flores before her death.

People.com: Joran van der Sloot: Portrait of a Killerupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 13:53:00

What led the charming young Dutchman to a desperate act of violence?

People.com: Report: Joran Van der Sloot Recounts Chilling Moments After Murderupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 00:31:00

The Dutch national had breakfast in his hotel room after killing Stephany Flores, according to reports of his confession

Officials: Van der Sloot admits slayingupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 20:57:00

Officials say Joran Van der Sloot confessed to the slaying of Stephany Flores. Nancy Grace has the very latest.

Latest developments on the Joran van der Sloot caseupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 05:19:00

Here are the latest developments on the arrest of Joran van der Sloot, who is in Peruvian custody as the suspect in the killing of Stephany Flores Ramirez.

People.com: Was Woman Murdered for Finding Joran Van Der Sloot's Secrets?updated: Tue Jun 08 2010 21:26:00

He reportedly became enraged at Stephany Flores when she discovered his tie to Natalee Holloway

Dutch concern over van der Sloot 'show trial'updated: Tue Jun 08 2010 12:58:00

Dutch media expressed concern Tuesday about the prospects of Joran van der Sloot getting a fair trial following his arrest in Peru over the death of a 21-year-old woman.

Van der Sloot arrives in Peruupdated: Tue Jun 08 2010 12:58:00

Chilean authorities handed over murder suspect Joran van der Sloot to Peruvian police in the border town of Santa Rosa.

People.com: Joran van der Sloot Faces Peru's Policeupdated: Mon Jun 07 2010 09:48:00

A hotel security video also provides evidence in the murder investigation

People.com: Joran Van der Sloot Denies Any Involvement in Peru Murderupdated: Sat Jun 05 2010 11:08:00

The Dutch national's mom is also "shocked" by the latest allegations against her son, says a family lawyer

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