Amanda Knox leaves Perugia's Court of Appeal
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Archive: Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito acquitted in Italy

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito have been acquitted of the murder of UK student Meredith Kercher following a successful appeal in Perugia, Italy.

Miss Knox, 24, and Mr Sollecito, 27, had spent nearly four years in jail since they were convicted of killing of the 21-year-old, from London, in 2007.

American Miss Knox sobbed as Judge Claudio Pratillo Hellmann said the pair would walk free from court.

First broadcast 3 October 2011

  • 03 Oct 2011
  • From the section Europe