'Glaring errors' led court to annul Knox murder conviction

September 7, 2015 4:39 PM

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'Glaring errors' led court to annul Knox murder conviction

ROME Italy's top court threw out a conviction of American Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate due to "glaring errors" in the case against her, a document showed on Monday.

The brutal stabbing of 21-year-old Meredith Kercher prompted a zigzag of contradictory rulings which ended in March with the acquittal of Knox and her Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, casting an uncomfortable spotlight on Italy's legal system.

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