By Lisa Pulitzer, Cole Thompson
Portrait of a Monster
From a couple of New York occasions bestselling authors with remarkable entry comes an in-depth account of the manhunt for Joran van der Sloot, some of the most reviled accused criminals within the world
In might 2005, Natalee Holloway disappeared from a highschool journey to Aruba. 5 years to the day later, twenty-one-year-old Stephany Flores was once said lacking in Lima, Peru. Implicated in either crimes was once one younger guy: Joran van der Sloot.
A twenty-three-year-old Dutchman, Van der Sloot has turn into the topic of excessive scrutiny through the media and the general public within the years considering 2005. He was once arrested and detained by way of Aruban experts in reference to the Holloway disappearance, purely to be published after wondering. In 2008, in the course of a Dutch sting operation, he admitted to being current for Holloway's death---but later recanted his statement.
In 2010, at the five-year anniversary of her disappearance, a tender enterprise pupil in Peru named Stephany Flores disappeared, merely to be came upon useless 3 days later in a inn room---registered to Van der Sloot. He was once arrested for the homicide and confessed, yet he later claimed he was once coerced.
This is the 1st booklet to provide a probing examine the guy tied to 2 of the main sensational situations of the last decade. It attracts from:
• Interviews with contributors of the households of Joran, Stephany, and Natalee
• Never-before-seen photos of the crime scene in Peru, fingerprint documents, inn files, and more
• inner communications among Interpol, the FBI, Aruban officers, and officers in Chile and Peru
• Never-before-seen police documents from Chile, Peru, and Aruba
Portrait of a Monster offers an unflinching investigate the workings of a global manhunt and a chilling portrait of an alleged killer.