domingo, 29 de março de 2015

Amanda Knox and former boyfriend acquitted

Amanda Knox breathe of relief. The American Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and were acquitted by the Italian Supreme Court of the crime of murder of Kercher in 2007 Merdith British in Perugia.

The Court retained only the charge of trying to frame the owner of the bar where she worked, but the penalty is done: "I'm very grateful for everything that happened, for Justice that was made and for the support I received from everyone, both as family of strangers. Saved my life, I have my life back. I'm living this moment full of joy, "said the American.

Raffaele Sollecito, Knox's former comrade, was the only one present in court. For the lawyers of the victim's family, this was a step backwards: "it's a defeat, not only for ourselves, but for all the Italian justice. The judges said they found no evidence and do not give names to the accomplices of Rudy Guédé, "says Francesco Maresca, the Kercher family lawyer.

Sollecito and Knox had been sentenced to 25 and 28 years in prison in a Court of second instance.

Merdith Kercher was beaten, stabbed seven times and at autopsy were detected signs of sexual violence.

The only person convicted for the murder of the British student was the Ivorian Rudy Guédé, sentenced to 16 years in prison for complicity in murder.

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