Joran van der Sloot to become a father, behind bars

Confessed murderer Joran van der Sloot is going to be a father.

Van der Sloot is currently serving a 28-year prison sentence in Peru for the 2010 murder of Stephany Flores.

He has long been considered the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba.   He murdered Flores on the five year anniversary of Holloway's disappearance.

A Dutch newspaper reports that van der sloot and his girlfriend are expecting a child together.  The father-to-be confirmed the news over the phone with newspaper staff.

The mother, identified only as "Leidi" by the newspaper met van der Sloot in prison through another inmate.  She became pregnant after an unsupervised visit.

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