Key suspect in Natalee Holloway's case moved to new prison ahead of extradition to US


LIMA, Peru (AP) — The chief suspect in the unsolved 2005 disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway is being transferred to a prison near Peru's capital ahead of his pending extradition to the United States to face charges linked to her vanishing, officials said Saturday.

The government of Peru, where Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot was serving a 28-year sentence for the murder of a Peruvian woman, authorized his extradition to the U.S. in May.

Máximo Altez, van der Sloot's lawyer, said is client was being taken by land from the Challapalca prison in Peru's southern Andes to th...

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