A panel of three Peruvian judges sentence Joran van der Sloot to 28 years for the murder of Stephany Flores.
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.
A friend of Joran van der Sloot is saying he thinks the young Peruvian woman he killed actually provoked the crime.
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.
An Alabama judge signed an order Thursday declaring Natalee Holloway legally dead, attorneys for her family said.
InSession's Jean Casarez reports Birmingham Probate Judge Alan King signed order declaring Natalee Holloway legally dead.
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's trial is delayed as he asks for 'more time' to enter his plea in the murder of Stephany Flores.
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.
In a videotaped interrogation with Peruvian police, Joran van der Sloot admitted to killing Stephany Flores.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The mother of missing Natalee Holloway tells PEOPLE authorities did "a good job"
Peruvian authorities have charged Joran van der Sloot with murder in the case of Stephanie Flores. Jean Casarez reports.
Peruvian authorities have charged Joran van der Sloot with murder in the death of a Peruvian woman.
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.
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.
Joran van der Sloot's lawyer has quit defending him against murder allegations in Peru, citing unspecified differences over strategy.
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.
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 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.
The Dutchman will seek a shorter sentence by claiming temporary insanity, according to reports
Attorney: Joran van der Sloot to plead guilty in killing of 21-year-old Peruvian girl to serve only 3-5 years.
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.
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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.
A Peruvian court is currently reviewing the Joran van der Sloot confession in the murder of Stephany Flores.
The father of Stephany Flores, whom Joran van der Sloot is accused of killing, talks about the loss at her memorial.
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.
In Session's Jean Casarez from the TruTV network reports that Joran van der Sloot's attorney is challenging the arrest.
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.
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.
A court in Peru denies the murder suspect's request to recant his story
Authorities have confirmed they have found DNA under the fingernails of murder victim Stephany Flores.
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 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.
In Session's Jean Casarez from the TruTV network tours the infamous prison where Joran van der Sloot is being held.
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.
Joran van der Sloot claims he was arrested without a proper warrant and denied a translator, according to a report
A document on Stephany Flores' death reveals it was "worse than we thought." HLN reports.
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.
His mother also breaks her silence, saying he's "not a monster" but "sick in the head"
He's "trying to get a lighter sentence" by volunteering details on the teen's disappearance, says Matt Holloway
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.
In Session's Jean Casarez takes an exclusive look at murder suspect Joran van der Sloot's Peru prison cell.
Stephany Flores' brother speaks with Beth Holloway on the phone for the first time. In Session's Jean Casarez reports.
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.
In Session's Jean Casarez gets an exclusive look inside the prison where murder suspect Joran van der Sloot is held.
The family of Stephany Flores tells CNN's Larry King they hope justice is swift in the case against Joran van der Sloot.
The conversation could "bring clarity in the Natalee Holloway case," says the attorney general
Aruban and Peruvian authorities have agreed to help each other in the Stephany Flores murder investigation.
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 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.
Joran van der Sloot's Peruvian attorney has resigned from defending the murder suspect, the attorney told Peru's Foreign Press Association on Monday.
Peruvian police release the transcripts of Joran van der Sloot's murder confession. In Session's Jean Casarez reports.
The FBI knew about it but didn't arrest Joran van der Sloot, who police say went on to commit murder
A Peruvian judge orders the Dutch playboy to a penitentiary pending trial
The Dutch playboy reportedly wants to come clean to the Aruba authorities again
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.
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.
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.
A judge in Peru says the murder investigation involving Joran van der Sloot can move forward. HLN has more from Lima.
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.
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.
TruTV's Jean Casarez has details about what transpired between Joran van der Sloot and Stefany Flores before her death.
What led the charming young Dutchman to a desperate act of violence?
The Dutch national had breakfast in his hotel room after killing Stephany Flores, according to reports of his confession
Officials say Joran Van der Sloot confessed to the slaying of Stephany Flores. Nancy Grace has the very latest.
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.
He reportedly became enraged at Stephany Flores when she discovered his tie to Natalee Holloway
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.
Chilean authorities handed over murder suspect Joran van der Sloot to Peruvian police in the border town of Santa Rosa.
A hotel security video also provides evidence in the murder investigation
The Dutch national's mom is also "shocked" by the latest allegations against her son, says a family lawyer
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