Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 6 October 2015

Amanda Knox questions won't go away

Published 17/05/2013

Amanda Knox faces a new trial over the murder of Meredith Kercher (AP)
Amanda Knox faces a new trial over the murder of Meredith Kercher (AP)
American student Amanda Knox arriving for a hearing of her murder appeal trial in Perugia, Italy in 2011 (AP)
Amanda Knox (C) is led away from Perugia's Court of Appeal by police officers after the first session of her appeal against her murder conviction on November 24, 2010 in Perugia
Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox is escorted into court for her appeal (AP)
Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox at her appeal hearing against the conviction for murdering British student Meredith Kercher(AP)

YOUR columnist Una Brankin (Life, May 13) was right to draw attention to the unanswered questions about Amanda Knox that have led to her retrial.

Una correctly identified the 2011 appeal court's failure to follow up on the statement of the Perugia shop-owner, who said he saw Knox at his shop early on the morning after the murder, and the fact that Rudy Guede was convicted of the murder of Meredith Kercher on DNA evidence, whereas it was challenged and twisted in favour of Knox and her boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito.

If Knox wasn't there, her supporters have nothing to worry about.


Kilkeel, Co Down

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