Joran van der Sloot won't talk to judge; retracts murder confession
Joran van der Sloot refused to discuss his case with Peruvian judge Monday. Van der Sloot told a Dutch newspaper that he did not kill a Peruvian woman.
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Van der Sloot is charged with murder in the May 30 killing in his hotel room of a 21-year-old Lima woman he met playing poker.
His lawyer has petitioned for the confession to be declared invalid because the defense lawyer present during it was state appointed.