Natalee Ann Holloway was an 18-year-old American teenager who disappeared on May 30, 2005, during a senior class trip to Aruba.
She was last seen outside of Carlos’n Charlie’s, a restaurant and nightclub in Oranjestad, getting into a car with local residents Joran van der Sloot and brothers Deepak and Satish Kalpoe.
When the three men were questioned, they claimed to have dropped off Holloway at her hotel and denied knowing what had happened to her.
What happened to Natalee Holloway?
Holloway disappeared on May 30, 2005, during a senior class trip.
According to reports, she was last seen outside of a nightclub in Oranjestad getting into a car with local residents.
When the local men were questioned, they claimed to have dropped off Holloway at her hotel and denied knowing what had happened to her.
Despite extensive media coverage and multiple investigations, her remains have never been found. Holloway was legally declared dead on January 12, 2012.
Recently, van der Sloot, the prime suspect in the disappearance of Holloway, admitted in a confession that was publicly revealed that he killed her by bludgeoning her to death on a beach and dragging her body out to sea.
He also revealed that she “fought like hell” moments before her death.
Her mother, Beth Holloway, said that the family made the decision to allow the plea agreement to “finally get the answers we’ve been searching for for all these years.”
Van der Sloot is expected to take a plea deal with the contingency of revealing details of how Holloway was killed.
He would not be charged with murder because of the 12-year statute of limitations in Aruba.
How did Natalee Holloway die?
According to recent court documents and confessions, Holloway was beaten to death on a beach by van der Sloot.
Van der Sloot admitted that he hit her in the head with a cinderblock after she resisted his sexual advances.
He then dragged her body out to sea.
Van der Sloot entered a guilty plea to charges of wire fraud and extortion that he was facing in the US case, while indirectly tied to Holloway’s death.
Despite extensive media coverage and multiple investigations, her remains have never been found.
Joran van der Sloot’s confession
Multiple news sources recently reported that the Court released an audio recording of van der Sloot reportedly confessing to killing Holloway.
The chilling new audio recording reveals van der Sloot calmly describing to cops how he smashed Holloway’s head with a cinder block for rebuffing his sexual.
The 3-minute, 45-second recording was released by federal prosecutors in Alabama as part of van der Sloot’s guilty plea in a related case.
“She tells me she doesn’t want me to feel her up. Uh, I insist. I keep feeling her up either way. And she, uh, knees me, she ends up kneeing me in the crotch
“When she knees me in the crotch I get up on the beach and I kick her extremely hard in the face. Yeah, she’s laying down unconscious, possibly even, even dead. And I see right next to her there’s a, there’s a huge cinder block laying on the beach
“I smash her head in with it completely. Yeah, her face basically, you know, collapses in. Even though it’s dark I can see her face is collapsed,” van der Sloot claimed.
He further claimed that he carried her battered body into the surf and released her into the sea then he went back home and watched p*rn.