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Amanda Knox’s Slander Conviction Upheld By Italian Court

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An Italian court has reconvicted Amanda Knox of slander, the last remaining conviction stemming from the murder case of her roommate Meredith Kercher in 2007.

Knox was cleared of Kercher’s murder by the Italian supreme court in 2015. She had been convicted in 2009 of slander for falsely accusing Congolese bar owner Patrick Lumumba of murdering Kercher, and that conviction was upheld Wednesday by an appellate court in Florence.

Knox told the court Wednesday that she was “very sorry” that she “was not strong enough to resist the pressure of police”. She said, ”I didn’t know who the murderer was.

I had no way to know.” Knox wept after the verdict was announced. She was sentenced to three years in prison, but will serve no time.

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