Joran van der Sloot Formally Charged With Murder

Richard Lawson · 09/01/11 02:56PM

Joran van der Sloot, the longtime main suspect in the 2005 disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway in Aruba, has been officially charged with murder in the death of Stephany Flores, who was murdered in Peru last year.

Creepy Travel Companion Held in Aruba Vanishing Case

Seth Abramovitch · 08/10/11 02:46AM

Here's some Nancy Grace-nip you'll be hearing a lot more about in the coming weeks: Robyn Gardner is a 35-year-old Maryland woman who took off recently on a vacation to Aruba with a man she barely knew: Gary Giordano, 50, also from Maryland, whom she had met online. Gardner has been missing since last Tuesday, and Giordano — who it turns out has a criminal record and a history of domestic violence—is now in custody.

Joran Van Der Sloot Once Pondered Life as a Prostitute

Jeff Neumann · 06/08/11 11:45PM

Before suspected murderer and confirmed creep Joran van der Sloot allegedly killed 21-year-old Stephany Flores in Peru last year, he was tapped out from gambling and considered selling his services for some quick cash. The mad Dutchman was racking up debts with a hotel and "others," according to the National Enquirer. Things got so bad for van der Sloot that he allegedly wrote to a friend, "I'm in such a serious situation that I would prostitute myself in return for help."

Joran van der Sloot's Jail Cell: Not So Nice

Jeff Neumann · 06/18/10 06:43AM

Want to know what it's like to spend a day in Joran van der Sloot's jailhouse slippers? He hangs his clothes on a rack and reads the Bible! He even sleeps on a mattress! CNN got an exclusive tour.

Meet John Munson, Self-Proclaimed Gadabout

The Cajun Boy · 07/28/09 09:59PM

For some time we'd heard about someone named John Munson, though we'd never met him. Then on Friday we turned on Jeopardy and saw an ascot-wearing contestant with a phallic signature introduced as a "gadabout". It was John Munson.