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Joran van der Sloot enters court for murder trial

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LIMA, Peru (AP) — Joran van der Sloot has entered the court where a panel of three female judges will try him in the 2010 murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman.

The 24-year-old Dutchman entered in a blue blazer and faded blue jeans with a bullet-proof vest beneath the jacket.

His has a close-cut crew cut and is wearing a long-sleeve gray shirt.

An interpreter is being sworn in. The Dutchman's attorney said his client may enter a guilty plea. Van der Sloot was also the prime suspect in the unsolved 2005 killing of U.S. citizen Natalee Holloway from Mountain Brook, Alabama.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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