Suspect: Argument before Kercher killing

PERUGIA, Italy, May 6 (UPI) -- One of the suspects in the slaying of Briton Meredith Kercher told Italian police the victim and her roommate had been squabbling over money, officials said.

Reject release of suspects in coed's death

PERUGIA, Italy, April 2 (UPI) -- An Italian judge has refused to release three suspects being held in the death of British exchange student Meredith Kercher last November.

Inmates ask that Knox stop singing

PERUGIA , Italy, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Cellmates of the U.S. student suspected in the death of another student in Italy have asked prison officials to get the woman to stop singing, officials said.

Judges: Girl's death 'group participation'

PERUGIA, Italy, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- New evidence in the investigation of a college student's death shows more than one person was involved in what an Italian court called a "ferocious" assault.

Police: Suspect's DNA on Kercher's clothes

PERUGIA, Italy, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Police in Perugia, Italy, say DNA links Rudy Hermann Guede to the killing of British college student Meredith Kercher.

3rd suspect in killing back in Italy

PERUGIA, Italy, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A suspect in the killing of a British student arrived Thursday in Italy from Germany to face a murder charge.

Police seek extradition in Kerchner case

PERUGIA, Italy, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- An American woman suspected in the death of a British student in Italy has been denied bail.

No bail for roommate charged with muirder

PERUGIA, Italy, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A judge in Italy denied bail Friday for a young U.S. woman and her Italian boyfriend accused of killing her roommate.

Student foggy about night of killing

PERUGIA, Italy, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A U.S. university student said she was unsure exactly where she was the night her British roommate was killed in the Italian villa they shared.

Fourth suspect named in student's killing

PERGUIA, Italy, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Police allege a bloody fingerprint has linked a semi-professional basketball player to the death scene of a British student in Perugia, Italy.

Fourth suspect identified in student death

PERUGIA , Italy, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Italian police said they're seeking a fourth suspect in the death of a British university student after a bloody fingerprint was found.

Fourth person suspected in student's death

ROME, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Italian police say forensic evidence points to a fourth suspect in the death of a British exchange student killed in her home in Perugia.

Police: Student linked to crime scene

PERGULA, Italy, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Italian police say they have linked a college student from the United States to the crime scene where her British roommate was killed last weekend.

Fourth suspect named in Brit's murder

PERUGIA, Italy, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Italian police identified a fourth suspect in the death of a British student as new statements recount the horrific scene.

Suspects held in death of British student

PERUGIA, Italy, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The Italian judge in a case involving the death of a British student ruled evidence exists warranting the detention of three suspects for up to a year.
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Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox, left, follows her attorney Michael Nifong as they attend a news conference held at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport near Seattle, Washington on October 4, 2011. After spending four years in an Italian prison Knox arrived in the United States after departing Rome's Leonardo da Vinci airport. Knox's life turned around dramatically Monday when an Italian appeals court threw out her conviction in the sexual assault and fatal stabbing of her British roommate. UPI/Jim Bryant

The murder of Meredith Kercher occurred in Perugia, Italy, on 1 November 2007. Kercher, aged 21 at the time of her death, was a British university exchange student from Coulsdon, South London. She shared an upstairs flat with three other young women. She was sexually assaulted and stabbed, and property belonging to her was stolen.

Rudy Guede, a resident of Perugia, was convicted on 28 October 2008 of the sexual assault and murder of Kercher. His fast-track conviction was upheld, and he is now serving a reduced sentence of 16 years. Raffaele Sollecito, an Italian student, and Amanda Knox, an American student and a flatmate of Kercher, were convicted of sexual assault and murder in a separate trial on 4 December 2009. They were given sentences of 25 and 26 years respectively. Knox and Sollecito have appealed. Their appeal commenced in December 2010 and is scheduled to end in late 2011.

The trials have been the subject of news reports around the world, particularly in Italy, Britain and the United States. The coverage has been criticised for being tabloid in nature rather than presenting the evidence accurately and dispassionately.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Amanda Knox."
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