LIMA, PERU (AP) - Peruvian police say Dutchman Joran van der Sloot has confessed to killing a young Lima woman. Van der Sloot could be charged as early as today in the killing of 21-year-old Stephany Flores Ramirez.
Peruvian police say van der Sloot confessed overnight to killing Flores Ramirez in a hotel room last week.
At his first court appearance, the judge may set a hearing date for van der Sloot and could order additional investigations in the case.
Van der Sloot is still the prime suspect in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway on the Caribbean resort island of Aruba.