Van der Sloot confesses to murder

Posted by Coretta Williams - email

LIMA, PERU - Police in Peru say Dutchman Joran Van der Sloot has confessed to killing a young woman in his Lima hotel room last week. New video released yesterday showed Van der Sloot going into the room with Stephany Flores. That was the last time she was seen alive.

Van der Sloot says his anger exploded and he broke her neck after she used his laptop computer without permission. Flores' death comes 5 years after Natalie Holloway disappeared. You may remember Van der Sloot was the prime suspect in that case.  He was arrested twice for the murder, but the evidence was not strong enough to produce an indictment.

Police say the case will be turned over to prosecutors who will present formal charges.

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