According to the AP via The Birmingham News , Aruban prosecutors are stating that there is a new witnesses that has come forward in the Natalee Holloway investigation that may bring new leads and clues into the disappearance of Natalee Holloway. This announcement comes on the announcement by both the Holloway/Twitty family in their disappoint and disapproval on the handing of their daughter’s case. Also, on Friday afternoon came the following press announcement from the Aruban prosecutors office.
ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) Ã¢â‚¬” Aruban prosecutors said Friday they have new witnesses and leads into the disappearance of a U.S. teen who vanished on a school trip to the Dutch Caribbean island more than five months ago.
Natalee Holloway, then 18, was last seen early on May 30 leaving a bar with Dutch national Joran van der Sloot and Surinamese brothers Deepak and Satish Kalpoe. They were arrested on June 9 but released after a court ruled there was not enough evidence to hold them.
The Aruban prosecutor’s office said it was conducting new interviews of witnesses in the disappearance.
“From this review the team has concluded that there are several aspects that need more attention,” the prosecutor’s office said in a statement. “There are people living in the United States of America who have to be interviewed again.”
Prosecutors did not provide details about any new developments and did not return telephone calls seeking comment.
The report of new interviews came after the missing teen’s mother, Beth Holloway Twitty, visited Aruba this week and alleged that three law enforcement officials did not take the investigation seriously in the crucial early stages. She demanded the three be removed from the case.
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As Beth Twitty has said regarding the situation with the investigator in the search for her daughter, Natalee Holloway, “They have placed barriers to the advancement of the investigation,” Twitty said. “They should be replaced.”
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The prosecutor’s office in Aruba said it is conducting new interviews of witnesses in the case, but is not being specific about the new developments.