The man who claims to have witnessed Joran driving with his two friends the night that Natalee Holloway has failed to appear in Court according to the Birmingham News.
ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) Ã¢â‚¬” A man who claimed he saw a suspect in the disappearance of Natalee Holloway driving with two friends the night she vanished failed to appear in court Thursday and has possibly fled the country, officials said.
The witness had been summoned to give sworn testimony in the missing Alabama teen’s case, but authorities were unable to locate him and believe he might have fled Aruba, Chief Prosecutor Karin Janssen told The Associated Press.
“There will not be a court hearing today,” she said, declining to give more details.
Police spokesman Edwin Comenencia said authorities did not know when he fled or where he might have gone.
“All we know is that we can’t find him,” Comenencia said.
Also from KSAT 12, San Antonio, TX: Key Witness In Holloway Case Disappears
A key witness in the case of an Alabama teen who disappeared in Aruba is now also missing.
Officials said a man who claimed he saw a suspect in Natalee Holloway’s disappearance driving with two friends on the night that she vanished failed to appear in court Thursday.
The chief prosecutor in Aruba told The Associated Press that she believes the man might have fled the country. He is described as a Colombian national living illegally in Aruba.