Knox, Amanda

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Name
Knox, Amanda Gender: F
Amanda Marie Knox
born on 9 July 1987 at 02:47 (= 02:47 AM )
Place Seattle, Washington, 47n36, 122w20
Timezone PDT h7w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 16°40' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 21°52 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 08°53'



Biography

American involved in famous criminal case, she was initially convicted of homicide by an Italian court and later cleared of murder charges on appeal.

Knox was a student in Perugia, Italy when her roommate, Meredith Kercher from the UK, was killed on November 1, 2007. As the dramatic investigation unfolded, Knox was accused of being responsible for Kercher's brutal stabbing death. The prosecutors painted a grim picture of Knox as a party girl who wanted Kercher to be involved in sex games at a party. Knox reportedly enlisted the help of her boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, and another man, Rudy Hermann Guede. She had met Sollecito in October 2007; both men were also convicted.

Knox's trial began January 16, 2009 and was covered extensively by US, British and Italian media for the nearly full year that it took to obtain a verdict. The jury handed down its guilty verdict on December 4, 2009, and she was sentenced to 26 years in prison for murder and sexual assault.

She and her parents have protested that she did not receive a fair trial andsteadily maintained her innocence. A year later she was granted the right to an appeal. Hearings and reviews of her case began in November 2010. The case captured media and public attention in both the US, Italy and elsewhere. On October 3, 2011, she and Sollecito were cleared of murder and assault charges. The court upheld a charge of slander since Knox had initially accused her former boss of the murder but the three year sentence for that charge was deemed already served. Knox was immediately released from custody and able to return to the US with her joyful family.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • compare to chart of Sollecito, Raffaele (born 26 March 1984). Notes: both convicted and later cleared of murder

Events

  • Other Crime 1 November 2007 (Accused of murder and assault)
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  • Crime : Trial dates 4 December 2009 (Guiilty verdict handed down)
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  • Social : Deinstitutionalized - prison, hospital 3 October 2011 (Cleared of murder charges and released from prison)
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Source Notes

PT quotes birth certificate in hand

Categories

  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Social crime/ delinquent (Accused of slander)
  • Notable : Famous : Criminal cases

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