Convict Says Knox Guilty Of Murder In Italy - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Convict Says Knox Guilty Of Murder In Italy

PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - The first man convicted in the murder of Amanda Knox's roommate testified Monday that he believes she and her ex-boyfriend are guilty, not him.

The former University of Washington student from Seattle said she was "shocked and anguished" by the testimony Monday from Rudy Guede.

The 24-year-old immigrant from the Ivory Coast had been called as a witness for the prosecution in the appeals trial of Knox and Raffaele Sollecito in Perugia, Italy.

The three were convicted for the 2007 slaying of British exchange student Meredith Kercher, whose body was found in a pool of blood in the apartment she and Knox shared.

Guede was sentenced to a 16-year-prison sentence. Knox was sentenced to 26 years, and Sollecito to 25 years.

      
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