ARUBA– It’s been almost ten years since Natalee Holloway disappeared during a high school graduation trip to Aruba.
Inside Edition reports that a new witness has come forward in the investigation. Jurrien de Jong told them, “I saw Natalee Holloway on the last night she was alive. I was the eyewitness.”
De Jong told Inside Edition that he witnessed Joran van der Sloot carrying Holloway’s body the night she was last seen. De Jong claims,
“I saw that Joran was chasing Natalee into a small building under construction. In about five minutes he came out with Natalee in his arms, and slammed the body of Natalee on the floor, and then he made an opening in a crawl space…I knew she was dead.”
The alleged witness said he didn’t come forward sooner because he was involved in illegal activities at the time. According to Inside Edition, the prosecutor in Aruba is going to take a look into De Jong’s claims.
Meanwhile, Natalee’s father, Dave Holloway, returned to Aruba to follow up on new clues. His daughter was 18 years old when she vanished on May 30, 2005.
You can see more on Dave Holloway’s trip with Inside Edition in the video above.