Amanda Knox traveling back to US after successful appeal
Amanda Knox left Italy on Tuesday, bound for her family's home in Seattle. An Italian court freed Amanda Knox on appeal of her 2009 murder conviction.
A British Airways attendant on the flight from London to Seattle blocked media Tuesday from the plane's secluded upper deck "to preserve the privacy" of passengers. The attendant, quoting a Knox family member, said media were not allowed to contact Knox or her family on the flight but were welcome to attend a press conference later in Seattle.
Neither person was named, but it was the first concrete confirmation that Knox was on the flight.
The dramatic reversal of Knox's murder conviction in Italy on Monday stunned the victim's family, angered the prosecution and left questions unanswered over who killed her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, back in 2007.