Van der Sloot was convicted of murdering Stephany Flores in 2010 He is now engaged to Leydi Figueroa Uceda He is serving a 28-year prison sentence Convicted killer Joran van der Sloot has announced that he is ready to tie the knot. Maximo Altez, van der Sloot's attorney, has confirmed that his client is engaged to a Peruvian woman named Leydi Figueroa Uceda. She's the same woman that van der Sloot was dating in October of 2012. The couple reportedly met through an inmate. In late 2012, Uceda was rumored to have been pregnant with van der Sloot's child, but the news was never confirmed. Altez says that the couple is working on getting some final paperwork processed so the marriage can take place. He adds that he expects the union to happen in the next two weeks.