June 3 - Joran van der Sloot arrested

On June 3, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEOCVC0000091" title="Joran van der Sloot" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/crime/joran-van-der-sloot-PEOCVC0000091.topic">Joran van der Sloot</a>, suspected in the murder of American <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEOCVC0000092" title="Natalee Holloway" href="/topic/economy-business-finance/crime/natalee-holloway-PEOCVC0000092.topic">Natalee Holloway</a> in 2005 was arrested in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO00000138" title="Peru" href="/topic/international/peru-PLGEO00000138.topic">Peru</a> following the murder of Tatiana Flores Ramírez.  Ramírez's body was found beaten to death in a Peruvian hotel room paid for by van der Sloot.  Security camera video caught Joran entering the room with Ramírez, and leaving without her.  According to police he admitted to Ramírez's death on June 7, but later took the confession back.

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On June 3, Joran van der Sloot, suspected in the murder of American Natalee Holloway in 2005 was arrested in Peru following the murder of Tatiana Flores Ramírez. Ramírez's body was found beaten to death in a Peruvian hotel room paid for by van der Sloot. Security camera video caught Joran entering the room with Ramírez, and leaving without her. According to police he admitted to Ramírez's death on June 7, but later took the confession back.

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