Top News Stories: #8 Joran van der Sloot

Ron Recinto
Yahoo! NewsDecember 3, 2012
Joran van der Sloot
Joran van der Sloot was sentenced to 28 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2010 murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman he met in Lima. He was a suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway. (Karel Navarro/AP Photo)

On Jan. 13, the Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot was sentenced to 28 years in prison after pleading guilty to the 2010 robbery and murder of Stephany Tatiana Flores Ramirez, a 21-year-old Peruvian woman he had met in Lima. Van der Sloot has been a suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway in 2005 in Aruba.