By Dave Holloway
One father's challenge to discover his daughter
I am a father who has no concept what has occurred to his baby. The questions run via my brain all day lengthy. they maintain me conscious at evening. Is she lifeless? Is she alive? Is she being held captive someplace? Are they hurting her? Is she crying out for me?
These are the impassioned phrases of Dave Holloway, father of Natalee Holloway, whose disappearance in Aruba sparked a media frenzy and a world scandal. This ebook is the heart-wrenching tale of his seek, the main whole account of Natalee Holloway's disappearance in Aruba. carrying on with his research to this very day, Holloway discloses:
This e-book is the 1st insider's account of 1 of the decade's most annoying and...
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He was said to have free run of the island, going where he wanted, drinking, gambling, and telling girls a variety of stories about who he was and where he lived. Apparently, he had even been seen around the casinos gambling right next to his father, Paulus van der Sloot, an attorney rumored to be a judge-in-training on the island. Joran’s behavior may not have seemed so unusual except for the fact that he was only seventeen years old, too young to legally be in the casinos or the bars. So far, all we were fairly certain of was that the Kalpoe brothers and Joran were the last ones to be with Natalee, yet they were walking around free.
And, while all of this was going on, the Aruban government continued to maintain that their island was safe, but safe for whom? It was obviously not safe for Natalee. There were now five men in custody and absolutely no news about Natalee. Rumors were flying about a reported confession and blood being found in the back of a car. We also heard that one of the boys said that something bad had happened to Natalee and that she had been killed. But none of the stories could be confirmed. Then a radio reporter gave the police information that led them to search the beach near Natalee’s hotel.
Joran van der Sloot was to remain behind bars until September 4. Under Dutch law, a suspect can be held on suspicion for 116 days, possibly as long as 146 days, but the judge must grant permission at certain intervals in order for prosecutors to keep someone in custody. There must be a detention hearing after the first 2 days and again at 8-day periods three times. After that, another hearing is held after 60 days and then after the next 30, and again after another 30, if necessary. When Joran was detained for the sixty-day period, there was also a ruling that he could have daily visits from his family and anyone else, including his father.