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Peru court sentences Van der Sloot to 28 years

 


LIMA, Peru (AP) — A Peruvian court on Friday sentenced Joran van der Sloot to 28 years in prison for murder of a young woman he met at a Lima casino, even as the family of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway sought to have him prosecuted in the U.S. over her disappearance in 2005.

The decision comes two days after the young Dutchman pleaded guilty to killing Stephany Flores, a 21-year-old business student.

AP Photo/Karel Navarro

Joran van der Sloot arrives to the courtroom for his sentence at San Pedro prison in Lima, Peru, Friday.

The court also ordered him to pay $75,000 in repa...



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