Police officers escort Joran Van der Sloot, second right, during a press conference at a police station in Lima, Saturday, June 5, 2010. The young Dutchman wanted in the murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman, and who also remains the lone suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teen Natalee Holloway, arrived in Peru's capital Saturday to face justice, after being handed over by Chilean police on Friday at the two countries' border. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
June 15, 2010 8:32:20 PM PDT
By CARLA SALAZAR
LIMA, Peru - June 15, 2010 --
The recently hired Peruvian defense attorney for accused murderer Joran van der Sloot said Tuesday that he's quitting after receiving death threats.