Italy's top court overturns Amanda Knox conviction

March 27, 2015 11:00 PM

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Italy's top court overturns Amanda Knox conviction

Amanda Knox was convicted in 2009 for the murder of her housemate, Meredith Kercher, in Perugia, Umbria, Italy, where they were both students. She served four years of a 26-year sentence before the murder conviction was overturned in October 2011. Now she is working to move on with her life.

At home in Seattle, Knox is wears a small gold necklace in the shape of a dove. The prison's Catholic chaplain gave it to her the night she was waiting for the appeals-court decision that reversed her conviction. "He gave it to me to remind me I am free, no matter where I am."

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