WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Monday, a judge in Aruba ordered Gary Giordano held 16 more days in the suspected death of travel companion Robyn Gardner. You can read the press release from the prosecutor's office below.
Robyn Gardner's mother Andrea Colson made a statement Monday afternoon, expressing satisfaction with how her daughter's case has been handled by Aruban authorities.
In the statement, she says, "We are still hoping to find out what has happened to our daughter, as we have not given up hope that she may still be alive. This has been such a hard time for all of Robyn's family and friends, and we are grateful for all the support that has come from communities around the world."
You can read her entire statement below.
Giordano has been detained and questioned about what happened to Robyn Gardner, who disappeared during their trip in Aruba.