The circus has come back to town.
Natalee Holloway is in the news again.
The three original suspects in the disappearance of American student Natalee Holloway from the island of Aruba on May 30, 2005, have been arrested again in connection with the case. From ABC News:
Dutch teenager Joran van der Sloot and two Surinamese brothers, Satish and Deepak Kalpoe, were arrested on suspicion of involvement in manslaughter and causing seriously bodily harm that caused the death of the 18-year-old American, the prosecutor’s office said in a statement.Van der Sloot was arrested in the Netherlands, where he is attending a university, and is expected to be extradited to this Dutch Caribbean island. The Kalpoe brothers were arrested in Aruba…
Talk about news coming out of the blue in a case that had gone decidedly cold. At least in the minds of many here in the U.S.A. who covered the case — on weblogs and in the mainstream media.
I had not planned to do much on the computer today or tomorrow, but I felt obligated to note this development in a missing persons case that galvanized bloggers in particular, whether they specifically covered crime or not.
Some of my original coverage of the case can only be read if you follow this link: PlanetHuff.com/Darkside — “The Vanishing of Natalee Holloway.”
This may be all I post for a day or so, but I’ll be interested to see what readers have to say.