Joran Van Der Sloot could get away with murder, and most believe, for the second time. The man accused of strangling a 21-year-old Peruvian woman to death, plans to plea temporary insanity in order to receive a 20-month prison sentence, reports The Daily Mail. He's accused of strangling Stephany Flores, a young woman he took back to his hotel after a night out in Lima. The act of deadly brutality, which he confessed to, was committed five years after he was linked to the disappearance of Natalee Holloway.
According to the Mail, Van Der Sloot's temporary insanity plea for the murder of Flores hinges on his connection to Holloway: "His lawyer said he will argue that his client became enraged after Miss Flores learned of his relation to Miss Holloway by reading an e-mail on his laptop."
While his "temporary insanity" plea seems totally far-fetched and implausible, the privileged Van Der Sloot has tested the limits of international law before. If his plea is rejected he could face 15 to 35 years in prison. But if it's accepted, he could be free to walk the streets in two years.
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