There have been so many stories told by Joran Van der Sloot, lets not forget this one. Joran reportedly mentioned Koen’s father’s boat in a statement in early June. Beth Twitty has also indicated that there had been activity with this boat on the night of May 30. Both Dave Holloway and Beth Twitty had asked for Dompig to interview him. Koen Gottenbos is said to be one of Joran’s close friends. (Hat Tip for many of the photo’s to Bonsai and analysis)
Koen’s Family Residence and Boat
Koen Gottenbos is said to be one of Joran’s close friends. His family owns a home in a very nice neighborhood, close to both the Tierra Del Sol Golf Course and
Joran reportedly mentioned Koen’s father’s boat in a statement in early June. Beth had indicated that there had been activity with this boat on the night of May 30. The boat is of a size that would be easy to launch at a number of beaches. The vehicle in the photo is the same vehicle as shown in photos last fall…
Overview of Malmok and
Pond as seen near Koen’s Home
View of sizable pond just south and west of the Gottenbos residence. This is one minute away from the Gottenbos residence.
(Ariel view of
The Aruba Racquet Club is in the Westpunt area, which is south of the Tierra Del Sol Golf course. It is rumored to have been a site visited the night Natalee disappeared. The Racquet Club is approximately a 10 minute drive from the VDS home, and approximately a 5 minute drive from the Koen residence.
Pond near Aruba Racquet Club
The “Gardener” witness reportedly had seen Joran and the Kalpoe brothers near this pond. There were reports of this witness indicating that these suspects had put something in the pond. The pond was partially drained in July, 2005 (never fully drained as water kept seeping back in)
Landscape near Aruba Racquet Club
Pond near Aruba Racquet Club drained over the summer, (July/Aug 2005)