He said the body was buried under a house, but that story was discredited when it was pointed out that the house was not built at the time In 2010 van der Sloot tried to extort 0,000 from Beth Holloway in return for telling her where her daughter's body was buried.He got ,000 and ran off to South America before the FBI could arrest him.
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'But the more I look at it the more I think there may be something there.' 'I love my children, Natalee and Matt, but I didn’t know how else I would feel about a grandchild,' she told BMetro, a magazine in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. So this is the love that they have for their grandchildren." It was beautiful.'Van der Sloot has dismissed de Jong's story. He's a crack head, a f***ing liar, a compulsive liar,' his lawyer Maximo Altez said. Natalee was 18 and on a graduation trip to Aruba with 130 classmates from Mountain Brook High School just outside Birmingham, when she disappeared on May 30, 2005.
She was last seen with three men including van der Sloot, a 17-year-old Dutch national, after an evening at a nightclub.
" We said, "Next time you go in the supermarket, call the manager over when you see our child’s photo on the front cover, and ask him to remove it." A lot of them did that.' Stories would point to the fact that Burke was in the house when Jon Benet was reported missing, but his parents always stood firm on the fact that he was sleeping the entire time and did not wake up until after they called police.
The body of Jon Benet, a child beauty queen, was found bludgeoned and strangled hours after she was reported missing and covered by a white blanket with a nylon cord around her neck, her wrists bound above her head and her mouth covered by duct tape.
Dave Holloway had a judge declare Natalee dead in 2012, against the wishes of his ex-wife.
'I had been around long enough to know that if a young girl leaves a club with three guys and hadn't been seen or heard from in three days, something bad had happened and there was a 99% chance even then that we would never see her again,' he told Daily Mail Online.'She was a straight-A student who had worked hard and won a full scholarship to the University of Alabama,' said her father.
'I knew she was dead.'Dave Holloway, 55, said de Jong first approached him in 2008 with his claims but at the time they seemed far-fetched.
But the more he has listened to him and the more de Jong has kept to his story, the more they seem plausible.'I didn't think any more about it until recently and then it all started to come together.
De Jong claims he was lying in weeds on the beach when he saw van der Sloot follow Natalee into the partially completed Marriott Aruba Surf Club timeshares just yards from the Holiday Inn where she was staying De Jong claims he was lying in weeds on the beach when he saw van der Sloot follow Natalee into the partially completed Marriott Aruba Surf Club timeshares just yards from the Holiday Inn where she was staying.'I saw that Joran was chasing Natalee into a small building under construction.