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Joran van der Sloot

Md. man denies role in woman's disappearance in Aruba

An American businessman detained for four months after the presumed death of his traveling companion in Aruba said Thursday he had nothing to do with her disappearance.

Gary Giordano, 50, was released from jail Tuesday, and on Wednesday, an appeals court ruled that prosecutors lacked sufficient evidence to continue holding him in the disappearance of Frederick resident Robyn Gardner.

During an 11-minute interview Thursday on ABC's "Good Morning America," Giordano refused to detail what happened to Gardner on Aug. 2, the last day she was seen alive, saying he has told that story to investigators "50, 60 times." He has said she was swept out to sea while...