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Amanda Knox Acquitted By Italian Courts

Amanda Knox Acquitted By Italian Courts

Amanda Knox‘s murder case was just overturned by Italy’s Supreme Court, according to multiple news sources.

The 27-year-old was previously convicted to 28 years in Italian prison for the murder of her former roommate Meredith Kercher back in 2007.

“I am tremendously relieved and grateful for the decision of the Supreme Court of Italy,” Amanda said in a statement. “The knowledge of my innocence has given me strength in the darkest times of this ordeal.”

She continued, saying: “And throughout this ordeal, I have received invaluable support from family, friends, and strangers. To them, I say: Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Your kindness has sustained me. I only wish that I could thank each and every one of you in person.”

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  • j b

    It is sad for the family that after successfully being convicted twice. Amanda Knox got away with the murder of their daughter. Hopefully she comes back to the U.S unable to get a job and kills herself.

  • londongirl75

    Interesting message for everyone to see; kill, maim and get away with it hand-in-hand with a book deal and a hallmark movie showing exactly what manipulating the media can buy for you.

  • emmafabulous

    Spot on.

  • emmafabulous

    I’m an American I say Amanda is so guilty, she got away with murder, she should be in jail for life.

  • lshelton22

    You’re disgusting.

  • Shenanigans

    can this pos disappear now?

  • Marianne Steinmetz

    No one knows what happened. They already put someone in prison. It was a kangaroo court that convicted her, if anyone took the time to read about the trial and lack of evidence. If they had the evidence she would be behind bars. She has been back in the states for years …how could you comment when you know so little of the circumstances?

  • emmafabulous

    What drugs are you on, she is so guilty.

  • http://scallywagandvagabond.com/ scallywag

    Whether she likes it or not, Amanda Knox will probably spend the rest of her life rebuffing her detractors, those who still believe she murdered in cold blood, that she exploited a bungling police force, the public’s sympathy and the myth of her persona, her status, her guilt, her willingness to throw others under the bus, her savviness in extracting millions.

    Her essence mirroring the bowels of an easily impressionable public where she has become a telegenic hyper deity to be revered and equally despised and a permanent fixture on tabloid covers where her innocence or guilt ever really mattered to begin with…

    http://scallywagandvagabond.com/2015/03/amanda-knox-acquitted-but-guilty/

  • Guest

    Circumstantial evidence and not-strong-enough forensics + million dollar PR campaign + political considerations = allowed appeal. It’s OJ again. They even share a birthday. With Jodi Arias too. No kidding.

  • Guest

    Strong circumstantial evidence and just too much political pressure, unfortunately.

  • Guest

    Too much political pressure in the end. I find Americans aren’t aware of all the evidence against her and how strong it is. In the US, she would have probably been convicted even after exhausting all her revenues for appeal.

  • Cruizin1960

    Absolutely ridiculous how some people think it is justified to send someone away to prison for murder based on sloppy police work, lack of hard evidence, conjecture by the police, lies told by the true killer in order to get a plea deal, etc. If the same circumstances occurred in the US, the case would have been thrown out….not to mention the fact that she has now been tried for the same crime multiple times. What is it with Italy? Try someone until you get the verdict you like?

  • Cruizin1960

    The person who killed her IS in prison. And Amanda is and has been in the US for quite awhile now…is doing quite well and planning her wedding.

  • mouth

    How many more times must this crappola go on? Leave her alone. Either she is more masterful than Al. Capone at beating a rap, which is not likely, or she has been wrongly harassed more than anyone in history.

  • mouth

    Who cares? I am American that says triple jeopardy is bullshit. The Italian courts are tyranical.

  • mouth

    Wow, pretentious.

  • Guest

    They have a lengthy appeals process, which turned out good for this most probably murderer. I watched this case from the first appeal onwards and can list the major pieces of evidence by heart. It’s a very complex case and she only got out because of her PR strategy and the political headache for the Italians, and she was lucky also that the forensic stuff was bordering on weak – but very, very strong circumstantial evidence. They never should have let her go in the first place. She’s a disgusting person at best, one who had no qualms about accusing her boss spontaneously, repeatedly, after just 1 hour 45 minutes of gentle questioning as a witness, with interview present, and then wrote it all up and kept to the story (Oh, I have flashbacks, but it might be all my imagination but I’m almost sure he was there and raped and killed her) until a bar customer came out and provided Lumumba with a rock solid alibi. At worst, she’s a murderer who killed her roommate during a drugged-up all night session with her knife collector boyfriend.

  • emmafabulous

    WOW what a twit you are. you don’t care that she murder someone. you need help straight away.

  • Jana500

    You forgot idiotic.

  • Jana500

    Is there some evidence the Italian High Court missed but which you in your superior position caught?

    Are you one of those Hysterical Network Ladies? Go have a drink with Nancy Grace and stop wanting people convicted on no evidence.

  • Jana500

    The forensic evidence was weak but circumstantial evidence was “strong” – see where the problem is? Os does that HUGE evidentiary problem just sail right over your head?

    You have no idea what her initial interrogation was like because it wasn’t taped and there was no interpreter. And, IIRC, it was the police who initially suggested the name of her boss.

  • Guest

    You need to read up on the evidence list, layperson’s terms, at the murder of meredith kercher dot com slash the underscore evidence list. Listen to what the accused man Patrick Lumumba has said about all this. Knox is a proven liar and has a criminal record (4 years) because of it. And at law, there’s a distinguishing of circumstantial vs forensic evidence; these are the technical terms used. You can convict for serious crimes from circum alone.

  • Jana500

    You needn’t speak to me in lay person’s terms.

    The use of circumstantial evidence upon which to base a conviction is not as simple as you want to suggest. One must be able to draw reasonable inferences from circumstantial evidence and courts are loathe to allow pure speculation to take the place of true, reasonable inferences. It seems the High Court does not agree with your interpretation.

  • emmafabulous

    You pillock, open your eye, it so simple to see she and her boyfriend did it. or maybe you one of those lefty gits that don’t like the truth.

  • Jana500

    Your hysteria serves no purpose and accounts for little. I am one of those who prefers evidence – proved evidence – and the rule of law rather than irrational bias and gullibility.

    The real murderer was convicted and because of his deal with prosecutors is now allowed day release from prison. THAT is where your anger should be directed.