Natalee Holloway suspect Joran van der Sloot getting divorced after jail drug smuggling scandal

MOUNTAIN BROOK, Ala. – EXCLUSIVE – Regardless of brutally killing a younger girl and being the prime suspect within the unsolved disappearance of one other, he discovered love in jail.

However that seems to be over, in accordance with his lawyer. Joran van der Sloot, the 36-year-old suspect within the unsolved 2005 disappearance of Alabama highschool pupil Natalee Holloway, is getting divorced.

He married Leidy Figueroa in a jail ceremony whereas serving a 28-year sentence for the brutal homicide of Stephany Flores, a Peruvian enterprise pupil whom he met at a on line casino and later beat to loss of life in his resort room.

Figueroa was seven months pregnant on the time of their wedding ceremony. 


Leidy Figueroa is pictured wearing a wedding dress and holding flowers

File photograph of Leidy Figueroa in a marriage gown. The Peruvian nationwide married Joran van der Sloot who was convicted within the killing of fellow Peruvian, Stephany Flores. (Splash Information / Shutterstock)

He instructed her he wished to marry her yet again as soon as his sentence was up, The Alokito Mymensingh 24 reported on the time.

However she is looking it quits with van der Sloot, who went on to face prices of trafficking medication inside jail with the assistance of one other girlfriend, his lawyer Maximo Altez instructed Alokito Mymensingh 24 Digital.

Authorities in Peru on Tuesday introduced that van der Sloot, who was indicted in a federal courtroom in Alabama in 2010 on prices of extortion and wire fraud in a twisted plot focusing on Holloway’s mom, can be extradited to the US to face trial.

Natalee Holloway and friends smile

Natalee Hollway, middle, went lacking throughout a spring break journey in 2005 and was by no means discovered. (FBI)

The deal will briefly place him in American custody, and after his trial, he’ll be returned to Peru to complete his jail sentence. His time period is up in 2038. After that, he can be despatched to the U.S. once more to serve a sentence if he’s convicted.


Because the final individual seen with Holloway, van der Sloot has been the prime suspect in her disappearance and presumed loss of life. Precisely 5 years after she vanished, van der Sloot killed Flores and fled to Chile. He was convicted two years later and sentenced to twenty-eight years.

Portrait photo of van der Sloot in court

File image dated Jan. 6, 2012, of Dutch nationwide Joran Van der Sloot throughout his preliminary listening to in courtroom within the Lurigancho jail in Lima.  (ERNESTO BENAVIDES/AFP/GettyImages)

Whereas serving his sentence he was accused of trafficking medication in jail in a plot through which a distinct girlfriend was accused of smuggling contraband inside. He was convicted, and a choose tacked on seven years to his sentence.

Holloway was visiting Aruba on a visit to rejoice highschool commencement with a big group of mates from Mountain Brook, Alabama, and vanished after she left an evening membership with van der Sloot and two of his buddies, Satish and Deepak Kalpoe, on the night time earlier than she was alleged to fly residence.

Leidy Figueroa is photographed while pregnant

This file photograph exhibits Leidy Figueroa in Lima, Peru on Sept. 18, 2014, when she was pregnant with Joran van der Sloot’s baby. (Splash Information / Shutterstock)

Van der Sloot will not be charged in Holloway’s loss of life, however is accused of attempting to extort her mom for $250,000. 

If the federal government of Peru had not agreed to extradite him now, he would have been despatched to the U.S. on the finish of his sentence in 2038, Altez stated. 

Shaman performs ritual

A shaman spits on a poster of Joran van der Sloot, proper, outdoors San Pedro jail in Peru, Jan. 6, 2012. On the left is a poster of Stephany Flores, a 21-year-old enterprise pupil who he met in a on line casino in Might 2010 and beat to loss of life in his resort room the following morning. (Alokito Mymensingh 24 Photograph/Karel Navarro)

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Authorities within the South American nation stated that they had agreed to the transfer partly as a result of witnesses had been beginning to age.

Van der Sloot and the Kalpoes had been arrested and launched greater than as soon as in reference to Holloway’s disappearance. She was dominated legally useless by an Alabama courtroom in 2012.

Peter Johnson