Photo Dismissed as Search for Holloway Continues

Aruban police find no bones in underwater search for missing US teen

** FILE ** This poster which was prepared and released by the Holloway family after their daughter Natalee went missing is seen in this image originally made available by the Holloway family Friday, June 3, 2005. Dutch teenager Joran van der Sloot and two Surinamese brothers, Satish and Deepak Kalpoe, were arrested Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2007 on suspicion of involvement in manslaughter and causing seriously bodily harm that caused the death in 2005 of American teenager Natalee Holloway, the prosecutor's office said in a statement. (AP Photo/Holloway Family)

ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) - Prosecutors in Aruba say police have found nothing but rocks and coral in an underwater search for the remains of missing U.S. teen Natalee Holloway.

Police have made several dives over the past few days after an American couple turned over an underwater photo of what they believed could have been Holloway's remains. A spokeswoman in the prosecutors's office says while the photo as taken "seriously," the divers were unable to find any of the items in it. She says police believe the photo likely shows coral that looks like a skull and bones.

Holloway disappeared while on vacation in Aruba in 2005.

The then-18-year-old was last seen leaving a bar with a Dutch teen on the final night of a high school graduation trip. Joran Van der Sloot has been detained several times, but Aruban prosecutors say they lack evidence to charge him.

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