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Life Requested for U.S. Student in Italy

Published on November 21, 2009 9:50 PM | Comments

Wow - this has been a long (over 2 years) and convoluted story - but this headline from the NY Times today is pretty horrible, "Life Requested for U.S. Student in Italy":

PERUGIA, Italy (AP) Prosecutors on Saturday asked an Italian court to hand down life sentences to an American student and her former boyfriend for their alleged roles in the fatal stabbing of a young British woman during a sex game gone awry.

In their closing arguments, prosecutors said the student, Amanda Knox, and her ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, should be convicted on charges of murder and sexual violence for the 2007 slaying of the British woman, Meredith Kercher.

There is more about the case here.





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