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Amanda Knox 'relieved' by Italian court's decision to overturn conviction
Amanda Knox 'relieved' by Italian court's decision to overturn conviction

Italian high court judges on Friday overturned the conviction of Amanda Knox, rejecting her 28-year sentence in the 2007 slaying of British student Meredith Kercher. The conviction of Knox’s former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, who was sentenced to 25 years in 2014 for the slaying, was also overturned. Officials said Knox and Sollecito will not face new trials. “I am tremendously relieved and grateful for the decision of the Supreme Court of Italy,” Knox, of Seattle, said in a statement. “The knowledge of my innocence has given me strength in the darkest times of this ordeal. And throughout this ordeal, I have received invaluable support from family, friends,...

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