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Surveillance footage casts doubt on Amanda Knox’s alibi

An Italian news show’s exposé of a woman’s image in a surveillance video would cast doubt on the alibi of Amanda Knox on the night of her roommate’s murder. If she is lying, then why?

Italian judges: Amanda Knox delivered the killing blow to Meredith Kercher

Not that she was unlucky enough to be there, not that she was merely an accessory, the judges believe that of the three accomplices, Knox, Sollecito and Guede, Amanda Knox is the one who killed Meredith Kercher, and that it wasn’t an accident.

Prosecutor in Meredith Kercher murder asks 30 years for Knox, 26 for Sollecito

As the sensational trial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito continues, we take look back at the murder of Meredith Kercher, a young English woman studying abroad in Perugia, Italy, who was found raped murdered in her room.

The Prison Diary of Amanda Knox

Amanda Knox wisely decided not to return to Italy for trial after an Italian court overturned her not guilty verdict. Her reason? Possibly fear of the unlikely, but unsettling, prospect of going back to prison. The last time she was in an Italian prison they held onto her for four years. While incarcerated Knox kept the diary, seen here.

Could Amanda Knox Go Back to Prison in Italy?

Just when it seemed like Amanda Knox’s ordeal was over and she was safely back in Seattle, an Italian court has overturned her not guilty verdict. Could the American student accused of murdering her British housemate be sent back to Italy to face trial, and possible conviction, once again?

Today in Crime History: Meredith Kercher’s Body Found

In 2007, Meredith Kercher, a 21-year-old British university student, was murdered in a Perugia, Italy, home she shared with other students. The case became an international sensation as Seattle native Amanda Knox was convicted, then cleared, of murder charges in Kercher’s death.

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