The Amanda Knox Retrial Saga Explained in 5 Clicks

Find out why her case is headed back to court 17 months after she was acquitted of murder charges

  • 1. MURDER ABROAD photo | Amanda Knox

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Updated: Tuesday Mar 26, 2013 | 03:00 PM EDT By: Kate Hogan


On Nov. 1, 2007, Meredith Kercher (far right), a student from England, is found dead in the Perugia, Italy, home she shares with American student Amanda Knox. Five days later, Knox and her boyfriend, Italian student Raffaele Sollecito, are arrested for Kercher's murder; prosecutors paint them as partiers who killed the woman in a sadistic sex game gone awry.