Saturday 24 February 2018

Caitriona Palmer: I am convinced of one fact – that Amanda Knox is innocent of murder

Caitriona Palmer

When I pressed the send key in October 2011 on an article about the pending acquittal of Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, I believed it would be the last word I would ever write on the subject.

Then came the news yesterday that a court in Rome had overturned Knox's acquittal and that the American student and her former Italian lover Raffaele Sollecito would now have to face a new trial for murder.

There are few stories that I have covered so closely for the Irish Independent in recent years and my countless interviews and in-depth reporting have left me convinced of one fact: that Amanda Knox is innocent of murder.

Please sign in or register with for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss