ROSSLYN, UNITED STATES: John (R) and Patsy Ramsey, whose daughter Jon Benet was found murdered in their home nearly four years ago, answer questions from journalism students 12 October, 2000 about their experience in the media spotlight at the Newseum in Rosslyn, Virginia.Speaking with Barbara Walters for her new show, Barbara Walters Presents American Scandals, John said that he and his late-wife Patsy did everything they could to protect their son Burke from learning that he was being accused of murdering his sister.From a review of the facts of this case one issue becomes clear.

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He was arrested twice but never charged in connection with her disappearance.

Van der Sloot got $25,000 and ran off to South America before the FBI could arrest him.

up in the Andes near Peru's borders with Bolivia and Chile.

On his release - scheduled for 2040 - van der Sloot is due to be extradited to Alabama to face trial for extorting Beth Holloway and wire fraud.

He says he did not come forward at the time of Natalee's disappearance because he was involved in Aruba's drug trade and was on the island illegally.

But Natalee's father, insurance agent Dave Holloway — who was divorced from Beth years before their daughter went missing — tells Daily Mail Online that he believes de Jong could hold the key to finding his daughter's body a full decade after she disappeared.'I didn't want to believe him because it overturns all my previous theories,' said Holloway, sitting in his office in Meridian, Mississippi.She was initially suspected by many of being the murderer after reports emerged that handwriting on the ransom note was similar to her own, but after she willingly provided a sample to police it was determined she did not write the note.John - who was briefly linked to Natalee Holloway's mother Beth in 2007 and remarried in 2011 to Jan Rousseaux - also discussed how he lost his millions after the death of Jon Benet when he decided to move the family out of Boulder and back to Atlanta, not realizing the stigma that would be placed on him by the public and how difficult that would make it for him to obtain a job.However during his time in prison, he managed to father a child with Peruvian Leidy Figueroa and Dave Holloway believes he will use that to try to fight extradition.Holloway, who has two daughters with his second wife, Robin, hopes de Jong's new claims could lead to the discovery of Natalee's body, which in turn could provide new evidence to charge van der Sloot with murder in Aruba.'I had been around long enough to know that if a young girl leaves a club with three guys and hadn't been seen or heard from in three days, something bad had happened and there was a 99% chance even then that we would never see her again,' he told Daily Mail Online.'I love my children, Natalee and Matt, but I didn’t know how else I would feel about a grandchild,' she told BMetro, a magazine in her hometown of Birmingham, Alabama. So this is the love that they have for their grandchildren." It was beautiful.'Rylee's entrance into the Holloway family comes as a new lead has brought hope that Natalee's body may finally be found in the foundations of a timeshare complex that was being built at the time she vanished.