An Italian prosecutor on Tuesday demanded that an appellate court find Amanda Knox guilty of the 2007 murder of her British roommate and sentence her to 26 years for the killing.
The state’s prosecutor is arguing his case that an Italian appeals court should reinstate the guilty verdict against U.S. exchange student Amanda Knox for the grisly 2007 murder of her roommate.
U.S. student Amanda Knox’s defense got a boost on Wednesday when a new DNA test on a kitchen knife failed to conclusively prove that it was the murder weapon used to kill her British roommate.
A Florence appeals court has set Sept. 30 as the start date for the retrial of American student Amanda Knox in the 2007 death of her British roommate.
Italy’s high court on Tuesday faulted the appeals court that acquitted American student Amanda Knox of murdering her roommate, saying its ruling was full of “deficiencies, contradictions and illogical” conclusions.
Amanda Knox says in an interview that what happened to her was “surreal but it could have happened to anyone.”
Amanda Knox was waiting anxiously Monday in Seattle to hear if she will face trial again as Italy’s top criminal court considered whether to overturn her acquittal in the murder of her roommate in Italy.
Amanda Knox, the University of Washington student who spent four years in jail in Italy on murder chargers, will be giving her first television interview to ABC, according to AFP.