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Joran van der Sloot was "tricked" into confessing to the murder of a Peruvian student, Stephany Flores Ramirez, he says in a Dutch newspaper article published Monday.
Peruvian police told him that if he signed the papers they gave him, he would be transferred to the Netherlands, he told De Telegraaf in a jail interview.
"In my blind panic I signed everything, but never knew what was written on them," he said.
He is scheduled to appear in a Peruvian court Monday for a hearing into the death of Flores, 21.
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