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Jetset Psychopath Pleads Guilty

By N0574 in News
Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 07:33:26 PM EST
Tags: FNH, murder, death, media, serial killers, news (all tags)

From the New York Times:

Joran van der Sloot, the Dutchman who became notorious as the prime suspect in the disappearance of an 18-year-old Alabama woman in Aruba in 2005, pleaded guilty in a Lima courtroom on Wednesday to the 2010 murder of a Peruvian woman he met at a casino. The case of the American woman, Natalee Holloway, who vanished during a senior class trip, remains unresolved despite being the subject of several books and television programs, as well as many lurid tabloid headlines over the years. The Peruvian woman, Stephany Flores, 21, was strangled in a Lima hotel room five years to the day after Ms. Holloway's disappearance. "I am truly sorry for this act," Mr. van der Sloot told the judges on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press. He bowed his head as his lawyer argued that he had killed Ms. Flores in a state of "extreme psychological trauma" brought on because he was "persecuted" during the Holloway investigation. Prosecutors have asked for a 30-year sentence.

There's a partial transcript of Van Der Sloot's confession here. Basically he caught her reading an email on his PC, elbowed her in the nose and strangled her to death.

It appears he was psychotically paranoid, and that could be related to the torrent of accusations that he murdered Natalee Holloway. Or, it could just as easily be evidence that he is pathologically violent when it comes to young women.

Since 2008 Thailand has been investigating Van Der Sloot's involvement in illegal sex trafficking, selling Thai girls into prostitution in the Netherlands for $13,000 a head. Several of the women he dealt with went missing while he was there. In 2008 Van Der Sloot claimed he sold Natalee Holloway into slavery for $10,000.

This guy is truly a weirdass global phenomenon: Van Der Sloot's "guardian angel," Dr Mary Hamer, has yet to comment on his guilty plea or confession. The Florida divorcee is apparently in love with the murderer, has paid $20,000 for his legal fees, and has released a CD of her "Songs for Joran" to help support his defense. She calls him "Buddha", but am I the only one who thinks he looks like Dexter? (See my poll).


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Dexter modeled on Van Der Sloot?
o Jah jah, Dexter uses a boat too! 50%
o A high forehead does not a serial killer make. 60%
o WIPO? 10%

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Jetset Psychopath Pleads Guilty | 15 comments (10 topical, 5 editorial, 0 hidden)
oh shoot (none / 1) (#1)
by Marvin Suggs on Wed Jan 11, 2012 at 10:45:26 PM EST

I meant to vote to section. brain fade.
Re your last question, maybe it's just the tropical background.
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Sounds like a nerd virgin. $ (none / 0) (#2)
by messybuu on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 12:01:48 AM EST

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Powered by the love of Christ.

Topical, hard hitting, and insightful story (none / 1) (#6)
by Enlarged to Show Texture on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 10:58:01 AM EST

I have been trolled. +1FP

"Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do." -- Isaac Asimov
Yeah +1 FP (none / 1) (#9)
by Lexx Core on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 03:26:02 PM EST

Because he was the last known man to Fuck Natalee Holloway!

Most likely he dated raped her after drugging her, she had a reaction to the drug, but he kept raping her until she died. Then got his father to rent a boat so they could put chains and weights on her to drop her body in shark infested waters. Then there would be no evidence.

He is a complete and total douchebag if you ask me.

what does it say about us (3.00 / 2) (#10)
by LilDebbie on Thu Jan 12, 2012 at 08:21:07 PM EST

that we identify positively with the perpetrator and negatively to the victim?

it says that we too wish to fuck natalee holloway. where'd he say that guy who bought her was? venezuela? i bet we could buy her off of him used for $200, $300 tops.

My name is LilDebbie and I have a garden.
- hugin -

It's why society has a thing for missing white (none / 0) (#11)
by Pentashagon on Fri Jan 20, 2012 at 01:19:00 PM EST

girls.  The loss of a (conceivably, lol) virgin female is a tragedy, unless that virginity is lost to my dick.

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k5 (1.60 / 5) (#12)
by circletimessquare on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 02:35:22 PM EST

still living in the moment 7 years ago it was vaguely relevant

The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.

oh hai CTS (3.00 / 3) (#13)
by nostalgiphile on Sat Jan 21, 2012 at 10:11:49 PM EST

how's that Filipino horror movie going?

"Depending on your perspective you are an optimist or a pessimist[,] and a hopeless one too." --trhurler
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oh hai (1.50 / 6) (#14)
by circletimessquare on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 08:54:16 PM EST

suck my dick

The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.

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you miss K5, don't you? (none / 0) (#15)
by nostalgiphile on Mon Jan 23, 2012 at 10:35:14 PM EST

remember: we support your artistic endevours, no matter how lame or trite.

"Depending on your perspective you are an optimist or a pessimist[,] and a hopeless one too." --trhurler
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