Joran van der Sloot faced charges in connection with the disappearance of Natalee Holloway on a 2005 high school graduation trip. Reports say the extradition plans for the suspect to the U.S. will be coordinated by INTERPOL officials.Today, May 19, the officials of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) will reportedly start coordinating the extradition plans for Joran van der Sloot. Van der Sloot is known as the prime suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway in 2005.
An article in Fox News states that van der Sloot faced charges in the U.S. including wire fraud and extortion. This was after he allegedly attempted to sell information regarding the location of Natalee Holloway’s remains to her mother, Beth Holloway.
Reports say van der Sloot demanded a total payment of $250,000, with a $25,000 downpayment and the rest to be paid once Natalee Holloway’s remains are successfully discovered in Aruba. Apparently, Holloway went missing during a Mountain Brook High School graduation trip where she was staying at an inn in Noord, Aruba.
Van der Sloot’s Extradition
According to an article in Fox News, on May 18, the chief of INTERPOL in Peru, Col. Carlos López Aeda, states that he will be meeting with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the officials of Peru’s National Penitentiary Institute to discuss the details of van der Sloot’s extradition.
Nonetheless, Maximo Altez, van der Sloot’s lawyer, claimed that his client will not appeal the extradition. Furthermore, Altez also states that the suspect will face the wire fraud and extortion charges in the U.S. Back in January 2012, reports say Natalee Holloway was officially declared dead the same month van der Sloot pleaded guilty to killing Stephany Flores, 21, in 2010.