Peru court sentences Van der Sloot to 28 years prison for murder

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Posted: Jan 13, 2012 12:24 PM
Peru court sentences Van der Sloot to 28 years prison for murder

LIMA (Reuters) - Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot was sentenced to 28 years in prison by a Peruvian court on Friday for killing a woman in Lima in 2010, exactly five years after 18-year-old Alabama native Natalee Holloway disappeared after spending time with him.

He apologized on Wedneday for killing 21-year-old business student Stephany Flores after meeting her in a casino in Lima and accepted all charges filed against him in his trial.

(Reporting By Terry Wade)