Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot sweats while sitting in the ...
Jan 13th, 2012
(Reuters) - Dutch citizen Joran Van der Sloot sweats while sitting in the courtroom during the reading of his verdict, in the Lurigancho prison in Lima January 13, 2012. Van der Sloot, who was arrested but never charged in the 2005 disappearance of 18-year-old Alabama native Natalee Holloway on the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba, admitted to killing 21-year-old Peruvian business student Stephany Flores after meeting her in a casino in Lima and is being sentenced today. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares (PERU - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS HEADSHOT) -
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