A Dutch citizen convicted of killing a Peruvian student in a fit of rage is suffering from deteriorating health after being transferred to a high security prison, it has been revealed.
Joran van der Sloot was sentenced to 28 years on January 13 for the murder of Stephany Flores in May 2010.
The 24-year-old beat and strangled the business student after she found out about his arrest and suspected involvement in the disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway in 2005.
He was transferred to the high security Piedras Gordas facility in the north of the capital Lima after criticism that conditions where he was being held were too comfortable.
Since then, he is said to have deteriorated after he was placed in solitary confinement.
An insider told RadarOnline.com: 'His health has suffered and he is not doing well there.
'Joran blames the food and the water, he says that he is depressed and feeling weak all the time. Read More