American girl's murder conviction was overturned and acquitted
The never-ending tale of 24-year-old Amanda Knox, an American student convicted of murder, has finally come to a close. After 4 years in an Italian prison, an Italian court has acquitted Knox's conviction.
Knox was accused of murdering her roommate Meredith Kercher while studying abroad in Italy in 2007. Both Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were set free Monday.
The jury deliberated after final statements were given in appeal case
Amanda Knox and Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito pleaded innocent on Monday in the appeal case to their convictions of murdering Knox's roommate Meredith Kercher. BBC News reports that the final statements were very emotional.