But despite the world having identified a real piece of scum of the earth in Van Der Sloot, Natalee's body was never found nor has there been any real closure for Beth and Dave Holloway, the teen's parents who've tirelessly never given up their quest for justice."I have my answer as to what happened to Natalee, and he's sitting in prison in Peru," Beth said on last year.She continued, "Justice is being served for Stephany Flores, thank God. But justice has not been served for Natalee." Van Der Sloot at one point promised to tell the Holloways what happened to their daughter in exchange for 0,000, ,000 of which Beth wired into his account, only to get more lies from him in return.But the endless fascination with true crime, of which we're pretty much guaranteed an infinite supply so long as humankind persists, isn't just about gory details or people's never-failing tendency to swivel their necks at an accident as they're driving by.We want to know more about the real-life evil in our midst, in hopes that arming ourselves with knowledge will keep the devils at bay.Johnny Deppplays one of the lead investigators on Biggie's case in the upcoming film is slated for early next year.There is no such thing anymore as a story that only crops up around "anniversaries" or other milestone dates from the case.
It really is all about the fresh eyes, whether they're gazing at a 150-year-old serial killer or the biggest scandal of the 1990s.When something comes up significant, you fall back down into that emotional state of trauma.I try to avoid those things as much as I can.""You're always thinking we're going to get an answer quickly and it never comes.But the slightest possibility that an answer is out there seems to be enough to keep viewers coming back for more.If you shake the puzzle hard enough, maybe, just maybe, the pieces will settle into place.Joran Van Der Sloot, one of the local boys questioned by police during the investigation and then arrested multiple times in connection with the case, is currently in prison in Peru for the 2010 murder of 21-year-old Stephany Flores Ramirez.Natalee was last seen getting into a car with Van Der Sloot and two of his friends, brothers Deepak and Satish Kalpoe, before failing to show up for her flight home the next morning.Ryan Murphy unspooled , the first season of which will tackle the 1989 murders of Kitty and Jose Menendez at the hands of their sons, Lyle and Erik.And then of course there's the rapid speed at which Lifetime churns out true crime sagas, including the upcoming , starring U. actress Alana Boden as the titular 14-year-old who was kidnapped from her bedroom and held captive for nine months not all that far from her Utah home.It's also not in our nature to give up on a mystery, whether it's the "who" or, knowing that already, the "why." TV movie), as well as countless movies, shows and books inspired by the real-life events.Still other cases are destined to remain cold, as evidence withers and witnesses—or the killers themselves—die, as whoever really was Jack the Ripper or whoever killed Elizabeth Short or whoever the real Zodiac Killler was, did long ago.