Re-convict Knox call over British student’s killing

An Italian appeals court has been urged to re-convict Amanda Knox for the murder of Leeds University student Meredith Kercher and undo the “mistakes” of the hearing that freed her.

Prosecutor Alessandro Crini said Italy’s highest court had “razed to the ground” a previous court’s 2011 decision to throw out the guilty verdicts by casting doubt on the logic that freed Knox and co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito.

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Miss Kercher was killed in the apartment she shared with Knox in Perugia in 2007. Knox and Sollecito were convicted in 2009 of killing her and were sentenced to 26 years and 25 years in jail, respectively. They were freed on appeal in 2011.

Both denied any involvement,