Author Peter R. De Vries is a Dutch journalist. His reporting has helped solve more than a dozen murder cases as well as numerous other crimes. He sensationally tracked down the last of Alfred Heineken's kidnappers in Paraguay in 1994, leading to his conviction. In 2008 he was awarded an International Emmy for his coverage of the notorious Natalee Holloway murder case - which led to it being solved. He quit his top-rating crime television show in 2012 after 17 years to work on the film KIDNAPPING MR. HEINEKEN.