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Amanda Knox acquitted

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Amanda Knox acquitted

Post by SonjaMarie » Mon October 3rd, 2011, 8:01 pm

The Seattleite has been acquitted of the brutal rape and murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher in Italy.

http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/ ... 200066.php

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Post by princess garnet » Mon October 3rd, 2011, 10:28 pm

This will be in the network morning shows tomorrow am...

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Post by Divia » Tue October 4th, 2011, 12:29 am

I didnt watch the whole trial, but it seemed like somethigns just weren't right.
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Post by Vanessa » Tue October 4th, 2011, 7:51 am

I have to say that slitting someone's throat is not usually a girl thing, in my opinion - definitely more a man thing. A girl would more likely stab in a fit of anger. Not enough DNA either, was there? I do feel for the victim's family, though. It must be awful for them not to know what exactly happened to their daughter/sister.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue October 4th, 2011, 5:01 pm

The makers of that TV movie about her are already going to change the ending. Amanda was spotted at an airport heading for London and is expected back in Seattle by Tues. I can already imagine the scene greeting her when she returns.

If she wasn't from my neck of the woods I don't think I would have even cared about what was going on with her, but no one should be put in jail on flimsy evidence and if there's reasonable doubt, not convicted at all.

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Post by Mythica » Tue October 4th, 2011, 5:37 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]I have to say that slitting someone's throat is not usually a girl thing, in my opinion - definitely more a man thing. A girl would more likely stab in a fit of anger. Not enough DNA either, was there? I do feel for the victim's family, though. It must be awful for them not to know what exactly happened to their daughter/sister.[/quote]

I agree but the things Meredith's father are saying are ridiculous. He clearly thinks Knox is guilty and is saying things like "How could they ignore all the evidence?".... What evidence?! He's clearly blinded by his grief. I feel bad for him but sheesh, open your eyes.

The rest of the family just seem upset that it means they still don't have answers.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue October 4th, 2011, 7:53 pm

Ack, I thought they meant Amanda was coming home next Tues, but she's coming home today. Which actually makes more sense to me, considering how long it's been. I doubt very much she'll want to go to a foreign country again for a long, long time!

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Post by LoveHistory » Tue October 4th, 2011, 7:55 pm

I've heard that there is a guy in jail in Italy whose DNA was all over the crime scene. Sounds like they may have the real killer.

Totally agree that throat cutting is not a female thing.

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Post by Vanessa » Tue October 4th, 2011, 9:13 pm

Yes, there is someone still in jail but they seem to think he wasn't alone when the deed was done. I hope they catch whoever did it. I don't know what Meredith's father said - I only heard her brother and sister - but I don't suppose he will be thinking straight - he's lost a daughter.
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Post by Telynor » Wed October 5th, 2011, 12:42 am

There's a news conference going on now on CNN. That trial was a joke -- not the acquittal, but the original one. For an interesting turn on the prosecutor in that case, read the book, The Monster of Florence -- I suspect the man had been watching too much giallo myself.

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