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Amanda Knox 'frightened and saddened' by new guilty verdict
Amanda Knox 'frightened and saddened' by new guilty verdict

FLORENCE, Italy -- American student Amanda Knox said she was “frightened and saddened” by an Italian court’s decision Thursday to reverse her acquittal in the 2007 killing of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher. “Having been found innocent before, I expected better from the Italian justice system,” Knox said in a statement from Seattle. “There has always been a marked lack of evidence. My family and I have suffered greatly from this wrongful persecution.” Knox, 26, shared a house in the Italian town of Perugia with Kercher, then 21, who was found partially naked in a pool of blood, her throat slashed. Knox and her then-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, 29, were convicted of the crime...

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