Where is Amanda Knox, the student accused and acquitted of homicide in Italy
Amanda Knox’s story shocked the world when the American woman was accused of killing her roommate
Amanda Knox put all the world’s attention on the small town of Perugia, Italy, in late 2007. The location became the center of a media drama in which Knox was accused of brutally murdering a foreign student, roommate, in a case marked by sexual games, manipulation, lies and inconsistent details.
It all started when the body of Meredith Kercher, a 21-year-old student from England, was found dead. There were signs of being sexually abused and stabbed to death. Quickly, Amanda Knox, her roommate, and Raffaele Sollecito, Knox’s boyfriend, became the prime suspects in the crime.
Although the evidence is not clear, the authorities decided to focus on Amanda Knox – whose story was the subject of a Netflix documentary -, using her MySpace name, Foxy Noxy, as a key point in making her a promiscuous femme fatale and manipulative, who used sex as a weapon to convince her boyfriend to support her in the crime.
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