Monday, October 3, 2011

Breaking: Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italian jury

Amanda Knox, the American exchange student studying abroad in Italy who was convicted in December of 2009 along with her Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, of sexually assaulting and murdering her roommate, British exchange student Meredith Kercher, had her conviction overturned Monday by an Italian jury of eight on the basis of faulty DNA evidence. Amanda Knox was released within an hour and is flying back to the United States with her family Tuesday morning.

The full live blog of the proceedings at Amanda Knox's appeals trial can be read here at CNN.com. CNN's full coverage report on the story can be read here. Every possible question you might have about Amanda Knox's appeal, the court's decision, and what will happen now is answered in FAQ format here.

A comprehensive archive of content dedicated to proving that Amanda Knox's murder conviction was a wrongful conviction can be accessed here.

Hat tip: memeorandum.





Wes Messamore,
Editor in Chief, THL
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