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Nov 29, 2011

Maryland man free in Aruba but still under legal cloud

ORANJESTAD, Aruba — A Gaithersburg man is out of jail for the first time in nearly four months, but prosecutors hope to persuade an Aruba appeals court to put him back behind bars as early as Wednesday as a suspect in the disappearance of his female traveling companion. Businessman Gary Giordano left prison Tuesday night, […]

Nov 29, 2011

Family of Frederick woman missing in Aruba disappointed

WASHINGTON — A cousin of a woman missing in Aruba since August says the family is “very disappointed” that they are “no closer to finding out what happened” to her even as suspect in her death was expected to be released from jail. Kelly Reed, a cousin of Robyn Gardner, said made the statement Tuesday […]

Nov 29, 2011

Aruba to seek Md. man’s extradition in missing tourist case

ORANJESTAD, Aruba — A U.S. businessman jailed in Aruba is due to be released within hours but the prosecutor’s office says his freedom might not last very long. Solicitor General Taco Stein says Aruban authorities will immediately seek the extradition of Gary Giordano if an appeal’s court rules in the prosecution’s favor and extends his […]

Aug 12, 2011

Aruba seeking leads in missing Frederick tourist case

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Aruban prosecutors will ask a judge to continue detaining a Maryland man suspected of involvement in the death of his travel companion on the Caribbean island. Solicitor General Taco Stein tells The Associated Press an Aruban judge can order Gary V. Giordano held up to eight more days when his […]

Aug 11, 2011

Missing Frederick woman had loud tattoos but mild side

FREDERICK — Robyn Gardner’s wild and rowdy tattoos belie the kind, quiet nature of a trusting woman who sought solace in a tropical getaway with a man who is now suspected in her disappearance, a close friend said. The 35-year-old divorced woman accepted 50-year-old Gary Giordano’s offer of a trip to Aruba despite earlier backing out […]

Aug 10, 2011

More questions for Gaithersburg man in Aruba disappearance

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A Maryland man who claimed his travel partner apparently drowned during a getaway to Aruba has now become a suspect in her disappearance because his response to the incident raised suspicions of police. Gary V. Giordano was in jail on the Caribbean island Wednesday as authorities looked for clues to […]

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