Italy’s highest court has overturned the acquittal and has ordered a retrial for Amanda Knox. Amanda Knox was initially acquitted in the 2007 murder of her British roommate – Meredith Kercher.
Now, the Court of Cassation ruled that an appeals court in Florence must re-hear the case against AManda Knox and her ex-boyfriend – Raffaele Sollecito.
Knox released the following statement:
No matter what happens, my family and I will face this continuing legal battle as we always have, confident in the truth and with our heads held high in the face of wrongful accusations and unreasonable adversity,
Amanda Knox, Raffaele Sollecito and Rudy Guede were believed to have sexually assaulted and killed Meredith Kercher. Meredith was found was found half-naked, with her throat slashed and several of her belongings missing including cash, credit cards and phone.
While the Amanda Knox saga continues, we were wondering, if Italy’s highest court can issue a re-trial for Amanda Knox, why can’t we do the same in the case of Casey Anthony? Sound off!