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Natalee Holloway Update

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) _ A Dutch man is now back in Aruba, joining two other men who are also back in custody in connection with the disappearance of American teen Natalee Holloway.

Joran van der Sloot (YOHR'-uhn VAN'-dur-sloht), who was flown to Aruba from the Netherlands yesterday, is expected to appear before a judge at a closed hearing on Monday.

Authorities want to hold him for at least eight more days.

A judge yesterday gave them permission to keep holding the two others, Satish (sah-TEESH') and Deepak Kalpoe (DEE'-pahk KAL'-poh), while they pursue the case against the three.

Van der Sloot's mother says family members haven't been allowed to talk to him.

She says she finds that ''very strange.''

Aruba prosecutor Hans Mos tells CNN that authorities are working under the assumption that Holloway is no longer alive.

She was last seen in public with the three men, hours before she and her high school classmates from Alabama were supposed to return home after a trip to Aruba.


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