Thursday, February 2, 2006

Natalee Holloway

Most of you probably have heard of Natalee Holloway, the 18-year-old American girl who went missing on May 30, 2005 during her senior trip to Aruba. She is one of the more famous of the missing persons who cases I follow.
Natalee's description and picture from her website,

Birth Date: October 21, 1986
Age: 18Race:
Complexion: Medium Hair: Long blond Eyes: Blue Height: 5'4" Weight: 105 lbs Build: Athletic
Distinguishing marks:Scar between her shoulder and
shoulder blade; Large brown freckle that can be seen from afar on her right
She was last seen in Aruba on Monday, May 30, 2005 at around 1:30 A.M.
leaving Carlos 'n' Charlie's club with 3 young males. She is an 18 year old from
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

She vanished while on a trip with other
high school seniors. She had been staying at the Holiday Inn. Foul play is
You can call 1-866-SOS-LOST (1-866-767-5678) if you have any information on Natalee's disappearance.
The website also includes a partial timeline of events since Natalee disappeared:

30 May: Seen getting into car outside nightclub on last night of her trip
31 May: Fails to show up for flight home
2 June: Natalee's family offers
for information
4 June: Police say three young local men claim
they dropped
girl off at her hotel at about 2am on 30 May
5 June: Two
security guards
arrested in pre-dawn raid
6 June: Expanded search for
Natalee begins with
hundreds of volunteers
9 June: Police arrest the men
who claimed they gave
Natalee a ride
13 June: Security guards released
23 June: Local judge,
Paul van der Sloot arrested. He is father of Joran
van der Sloot, one of three
men already in custody
26 June: Suspect's
Father released in Aruba case.
Local judge, Paul van der Sloot was freed
from jail.
27 June: DJ released by
Judge in Aruba case.
30 June:
Investigators have found NO EVIDENCE to
suggest that Holloway was dead... more
30 June: "Holloway letter campaign" seeks help... Read

4 July: Two Aruba suspects released by Judge
(new)6 July:
Natalee's Mom issues plea...
You can view more photos of Natalee at her website.

You can sign Natalee's guestbook at .

Blogs related to Natalee:

Also, wristbands are on sale to help pay for the searches. You can view and order them at

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