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Dutch killer Van der Sloot becomes a father while behind bars in Peru

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2012 file photo, Joran van der Sloot looks back from his seat after entering the courtroom for the continuation of his murder trial at San Pedro prison in Lima, Peru. Imprisoned Dutch killer Joran van der Sloot is now a father. Van der Sloot attorney Maximo Altez says the girl was born Sunday in Lima, Peru, far from the remote prison where van der Sloot is serving a 28-year sentence for killing a Peruvian business student in 2010. He also remains the chief suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2012 file photo, Joran van der Sloot looks back from his seat after entering the courtroom for the continuation of his murder trial at San Pedro prison in Lima, Peru. Imprisoned Dutch killer Joran van der Sloot is now a father. Van der Sloot attorney Maximo Altez says the girl was born Sunday in Lima, Peru, far from the remote prison where van der Sloot is serving a 28-year sentence for killing a Peruvian business student in 2010. He also remains the chief suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro, File)  (The Associated Press)

Imprisoned Dutch killer Joran van der Sloot is now a father.

Van der Sloot attorney Maximo Altez says the girl was born Sunday in Lima, Peru — far from the remote prison where van der Sloot is serving a 28-year sentence for killing a Peruvian business student in 2010. He also remains the chief suspect in the 2005 disappearance of U.S. teenager Natalee Holloway in Aruba

Altez says the child is named Dushy after van der Sloot's grandmother.

Van der Sloot married 24-year-old Leidy Figueroa in July. A month later, he was sent to a prison high in the Andes because authorities say he had threatened to kill the warden of the lockup near Lima.