Europe Amanda Knox trial: Italian court flips again, restoring murder sentence (+video)

A court in Florence reinstated a guilty verdict against Amanda Knox in absentia, sentencing her to 28 and a half years for the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher in Perugia.

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Amanda Knox, the American accused of killing her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, in an Italian hill town in 2007, had her original guilty verdict for the murder upheld by a court in Italy on Thursday and was sentenced in absentia to 28 years and six months in prison.