Italy's top court: Amanda Knox conviction was based on poor case

September 7, 2015 8:33 PM

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Italy's top court: Amanda Knox conviction was based on poor case

ROME -- Italy's top criminal court has scathingly faulted prosecutors for presenting a flawed and hastily constructed case against American Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, saying Monday it previously threw out their convictions for the 2007 murder of her British roommate in part because there was no proof they were at the crime scene.

The Court of Cassation issued its formal written explanation, as required by Italian law, for its March ruling vindicating the pair once and for all in the murder of Meredith Kercher, in the apartment the two women shared while students in Perugia, Italy.

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