An Italian appeals court ruled the DNA evidence was "flawed" and overturned her conviction in Source: Rolling Stone. Candace Dempsey in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
Seattle-born Amanda Knox was living and studying in Perugia, Italy when she was accused of the murder of her English flatmate Meredith Kercher. Foxy Knoxy was found guilty in , along with boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito. Their convictions were overturned on appeal in October but an Italian court ruled in March they should face a retrial. Amanda Knox. Amanda Knox Amanda Knox marries husband for second time in bizarre space-themed wedding The acquitted murder suspect, 32, tied the knot with spouse Christopher Robinson in front of around guests at Elks Lodge in Burien, Washington - and is said to have dressed as Princess Leia. Meredith Kercher Meredith Kercher's dad dies after suspected hit and run yards from his front door.
By Hugo Gye. Revelations: Amanda Knox has spoken out about the humiliating ordeal she faced in prison in Italy. Amanda Knox was repeatedly subjected to sexual assaults from staff and inmates while in an Italian prison, she has claimed in a new memoir. The American student says that a doctor measured her private parts after she was arrested, while another medic wrongly told her she was HIV-positive. And one senior prison official allegedly harassed her on multiple occasions, asking if she would sleep with him and adding: 'What positions do you like most? Miss Knox, 25, spent four years in prison after being accused of murdering her roommate, British student Meredith Kercher, while the pair were studying in Perugia. She was released in after an appeal against her conviction was upheld, and has now released an autobiography, entitled Waiting to Be Heard, in which she tells her side of the story. In the book, she claims that the sexual humiliation began as soon as she was arrested along with her boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, according to the Daily News. A doctor ordered her to strip and proceeded to examine her genitals with his hand as police looked on.
Knox, 29, was cleared of murdering British student Meredith Kercher, 20, after being initially found guilty. The killing made headlines around the world after tragic Meredith was found semi naked, with her throat cut in her student digs she shared with Knox in the Italian hilltop town of Perugia. Yesterday on her Twitter account she wrote:"What's happening? Well, I made my Instagram public. No more hoarding all my amazing cat videos. Check them out at instagram. In the snaps she can be seen in a forest clearing with a fancy dress wolf behind her, thought to be her current boyfriend Christopher Robinson. She holds onto the edge of her red hooded cape with a startled expression on her face as the "wolf" sneaks up behind her.