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US Student Sentenced to 26 Years in Italy Murder

Source: Posted By: brad S...3977 days ago

An Italian court has convicted an American college student of murdering her British roommate, sentencing her to 26 years in prison after a year-long trial that drew intense media attention.

The court in the central Italian city of Perugia found 22-year-old Amanda Knox guilty of murder and sexual assault early Saturday in the 2007 slaying of Meredith Kercher.

The eight members of the jury, including two judges, also convicted Knox's Italian former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, of the same charges,....

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