International manhunt continues for suspect in Holloway case - - Jackson, MS

International manhunt continues for suspect in Holloway case

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LIMA, PERU (WLBT) - The Dutch government says an international arrest warrant has been issued for Joran Van der Sloot, a prime suspect who was twice arrested and released in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway.

Wednesday, Peruvian police said they're hunting for the man, who is now a prime suspect in the murder of a young woman in Lima May 30th.

Lima authorities said the suspect fled their country Monday, traveling by land to Chile.

The father of the 21-year old victim said Van der Sloot was the last person to be seen with Stephany Flores before her death.

Ricardo Flores said his daughter was killed in a hotel room that was spattered with blood, indicating a struggle. 

The killing of Stephany Flores took place five years after Alabama teenager Holloway's disappearance.

No trace of Holloway's body was ever found.

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