Where Is Natalee Holloway's Killer Joran van der Sloot Now?

The new Peacock documentaryema href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/where-to-watch-pathological-the-lies-of-joran-van-der-sloot-peacock-trailer"Pathological: The Lies of Joran van der Sloot/a/emis taking a deeper look at the man who killed a href="https://www.oxygen.com/all/natalee-holloway" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"Natalee Holloway/a and Stephany Flores./p pFor years, mystery shrouded the 2005 disappearance of Holloway, a high school senior vacationing in Aruba. The investigation into the young American's whereabouts and presumed death would set off a series of events involving a href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/people/joran-van-der-sloot"Joran van der Sloot/a, a suspect in the case./p pAs years passed by, van der Sloot would become entangled in further criminal investigations, including the murder of Peruvian woman Stephany Flores. He'd go on to be convicted of Flores' murder in Peru and a href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/joran-van-der-sloot-expected-to-plead-guilty-in-extortion-plot"extortion and wire fraud in the U.S./a, the latter of which led to a href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/joran-van-der-sloot-confesses-to-natalee-holloways-murder"his confession to the murder of Holloway./a/p pstrongDon't miss the latest true crime news:bra href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/where-to-watch-pathological-the-lies-of-joran-van-der-sloot-peacock-trailer"Where to Watch the True Crime Documentary Pathological: The Lies of Joran van der Sloot/abra href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/pathological-the-lies-of-joran-van-der-sloot-trailer-details"See the Chilling Trailer for Peacock's Pathological: The Lies of Joran van der Sloot/abra href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/stormy-daniels-documentary-coming-to-peacock"New Peacock Documentary To Feature Stormy Daniels Telling "Unvarnished Truth" in Her Own Words/a/strong/p pKeep reading to learn more about van der Sloot and where he is now as the saga draws to a close./p div class="blog-post__faq" div class="faq--question" h2Why is Joran van der Sloot in Peru?/h2 /div div class="faq--answer" pThe Dutch national is currently incarcerated in a maximum security prison located in Piedras Gordas, Peru, where he is serving a 28-year prison sentence for the 2010 murder of 21-year-old Stephany Flores./p pWhile van der Sloot pleaded guilty to extortion and wire fraud in the United States and received a 20-year sentence in 2023, part of his plea agreement stated that the sentence is to be served concurrently with his a href="https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/joran-van-der-sloot-back-in-peru-after-natalee-holloway-confession"sentence in Peru/a. If van der Sloot completes his 28-year sentence in Peru early, he will return to the U.S. to complete his 20-year sentence, according to a href="https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/suspect-natalee-holloway-disappearance-pleads-guilty-extortion-wire-fr-rcna120865" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"NBC News./a/p pWhile van der Sloot has confessed to the killing of Holloway, the statute of limitations for murder in Aruba is 12 years. As such, van der Sloot will likely not face charges, per a data-entity-href="https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/19/us/joran-van-der-sloot-natalee-holloway-legal-analysis/index.html" data-entity-title="https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/19/us/joran-van-der-sloot-natalee-holloway-legal-analysis/index.html" href="https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/19/us/joran-van-der-sloot-natalee-holloway-legal-analysis/index.html" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"CNN/a./p /div /div p/pdiv class="embed-code-other embed-code-youtube"iframe loading="lazy" fetchpriority="low" src="about:blank" data-src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/hazj9amMGeo?si=IDHMgOrq224BSTAo" class="optanon-category-13" title="YouTube video player" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share" allowfullscreen style="width: 100%; aspect-ratio: 560 / 315;"/iframe/div div class="blog-post__faq" div class="faq--question" h2When is Joran van der Sloot's release date?/h2 /div div class="faq--answer" pVan der Sloot began serving his 28-year sentence in 2012 but was sentenced to an additional 18 years after he was convicted of trafficking cocaine into prison in 2021. However, under Peruvian law, prison sentences are not to exceed 35 years (unless given a life sentence), according to van der Sloot's a href="https://s3.documentcloud.org/documents/24040282/van-der-sloot-sentencing-memorandum.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"sentencing memorandum/a. As such, van der Sloot can be expected to be released from prison on June 10, 2045./p pThough he is expected to be released in 2045, van der Sloot will be up for parole after half his sentence is served, a href="https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/suspect-natalee-holloway-disappearance-pleads-guilty-extortion-wire-fr-rcna120865" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"NBC News/a reported. He may also receive credit for good behavior./p /div /div div class="blog-post__faq" div class="faq--question" h2How did Joran van der Sloot father a child in prison?/h2 /div div class="faq--answer" pThe prison system in Peru is more lenient in comparison to American prisons. Family members and merchants may enter the facility during the day, allowing for prisoners to buy goods and meet with visitors. This is how van der Sloot met his now ex-wifeLeidy Figueroa at the Miguel Castro Castro Prison, in November 2010./p pFigueroa eventually became pregnant during a visit and they later wed in July 2014, when Figueroa was seven months pregnant. Figueroa gave birth to a girl, named Dushy after van der Sloot's grandmother, in September 2014, according to a href="https://www.cbsnews.com/news/imprisoned-dutch-killer-joran-van-der-sloot-now-a-father/" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"CBS News/a./p /div /div pIn early 2023, van der Sloot's lawyer told thea data-entity-href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12091399/Natalee-Holloway-suspect-Joran-van-der-Sloot-divorcing-wife-younger-prettier-girlfriend.html" data-entity-title="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12091399/Natalee-Holloway-suspect-Joran-van-der-Sloot-divorcing-wife-younger-prettier-girlfriend.html" href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-12091399/Natalee-Holloway-suspect-Joran-van-der-Sloot-divorcing-wife-younger-prettier-girlfriend.html" target="_blank" rel="noreferrer noopener"iDaily Mail/i/athat the prisoner was purportedly seeking a divorce from Figueroa./p pAll of this and more is explored in further detail in thestrongPeacock/strongdocumentaryemPathological: The Lies of Joran van der Sloot./emThe documentary features "rare interviews and new insights" into the deaths of Holloway and Flores, whose respective family members and friends reflect on how the cases changed their lives./p pema href="https://www.peacocktv.com/watch-online/movies/pathological-the-lies-of-joran-van-der-sloot/428f02aa-b168-33d8-83d6-e509f68b1fcd?cid=2402brndptlojvdsnbenownedi11588utm_campaign=2402brndptlojvdsutm_source=oxy_oxy_st-svutm_medium=own_edi_awa_artblutm_term=oxygenviewersutm_content=pathologicalthelies"Pathological: The Lies of Joran van der Sloot/a/emis streaming now on strongPeacock/strong./p