Holloway Suspects Released Again
|Rejoice Los Angeles! The District Attorney of Aruba is more inept than Marcia Clark and Christopher Darden ever were.|
ORANJESTAD, Aruba (CNN) -- Satish Kalpoe, one of two brothers rearrested last week in the 2005 disappearance of Alabama teenager Natalee Holloway, shook his attorney's hand Saturday after leaving a jail in San Nicolas, Aruba.
Satish Kalpoe is one of two brothers rearrested in the case in Aruba. A short time later, his brother, Deepak, left a jail in Noord, Aruba, dressed in jeans and carrying a white trash bag of clothes and personal items. He was accompanied by two attorneys. Deepak had no comment when asked how it felt to be free.
The Kalpoes, from Suriname, had previously been jailed in the case, but were rearrested last week and charged with being involved in the "voluntary manslaughter" of Holloway, as well as assault and battery leading to her death.
A third man, Joran van der Sloot, is still being held in the case. Van der Sloot is set to appear before a judge Friday, and prosecutors have said they are considering requesting that he be detained another 60 days.
In the Kalpoes' case, prosecutors said the judge reasoned Friday that "the new evidence, together with the existing evidence in this case, produce serious grounds for the suspicion of some kind of aiding and abetting, of covering up the traces of a crime committed or of the disposing of a corpse."
They were the last people seen with Holloway, 18, as she left an Oranjestad nightclub on May 30, 2005. Holloway has never been found. Van der Sloot and the Kalpoes have maintained their innocence in her disappearance. (H/T - CNN)
Something stinks here, and it's not just the prosecution's mishandling of this case. I realize all to well that trying a murder case without a body is difficult at best, but if the prosecution does not have enough evidence to hold the suspects, why bring them in at all?
Either way, the Holloway family's grief continues.
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