Joran Van Der Sloot Files Appeal To Have His Confession Withdrawn
After a Judge Ruled Van Der Sloot's Confession Should Be Upheld, He Has Filed An Appeal Against That Decision
Van Der Sloot's attorney Maximo Altez says that his client will take his appeal all the way to the Peruvian Supreme Court and even international courts if necessary.
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Judge Carlos Morales Cordova ruled that Van Der Sloot's confession about killing Stephany Flores should be upheld, but Van Der Sloot says that during that confession he was not properly represented and was bullied in to signing any piece of paper they put in front of him.
Stephany Flores' father Ricardo will also speak to the judge on Wednesday to give a statement on behalf of the family.
For his part, van der Sloot is trying to slow down the legal process by appealing his incarceration and trying to nullify a confession he gave.
Last week, Judge Morales went to visit Van Der Sloot in Miguel Castro Castro prison, but the prisoner refused to talk to him and said he will continue to do so until his confession is retracted.
The Peruvian police have said that his confession was obtained legally and with proper representation.