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Amanda Knox

Last mentioned in Seattle : WA : USA
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Amanda Knox's Biography

Amanda Knox was born on July 9, 1987 in Seattle, WA.  Knox was an adorably beautiful child, girl and teenager who grew up playing soccer.  She was dubbed the nickname Foxy Knoxy due to her clever soccer dribbling skills.  She graduated with honors from Jesuit high school.  Amanda was an excellent student, so much so, she received a scholarship to the University of Washington.

Amanda loves to write which made her a perfect fit for social media — very much like many other college students. Her parents, Eddy Mellas and Curt Knox, were not well to do, so when Knox was accepted into a study abroad program, she chose to help out by working three jobs to pay for it.

Knox went as an exchange student to Perugia, Italy, and shared a cottage with several other students, including Meredith Kercher from Great Britain. On Nov. 2, Kercher was found dead in her bedroom, strangled and stabbed and sexually assaulted — and Amanda Knox, accused along with two others of the murder, were forced into the media spotlight.  

Knox served four years in prison for the death of Kercher but proclaimed her innocence the whole time.  She appealed her 26 year sentence for a year and finally was acquitted on October 3, 2011.  During her prison term, Amanda was known for playing guitar in the chapel and singing hymns.  While waiting on the day of her release she did the same. 

Articles about Amanda Knox:  

Home sweet Seattle--Amanda speaks (Video)

Free at last

Raped and crucified by the media

Seattle or bust

Recipes, Emotions and a Nazi

Will the Wolf take the Lamb out

Biography of Amanda Knox

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  • Judge Joe Brown Arrested | Majic 102.1

      Blog Source: myhoustonmajic.com | 21 days ago
    2007: Before Amanda Knox was arrested and convicted for the murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher in Italy, she offered up Patrick Lumumba, a black bar owner for whom she worked, as the murderer. He was arrested and spent two ...
  • Bella American (Shelley Ruelle) | Yoshi Didn't Podcast

      Blog Source: yoshididnt.com | 21 days ago
    We discussed the city, Silvio Berlusconi, and Amanda Knox, and I threw out many other questions that she deftly answered. btw, I was amused to discover that even the Italian train stations sound like something beautiful and/or delicious food!
  • Former Judge Blows the Whistle on Police and Prosecutors ...

      Blog Source: wrongfulconvictionsblog.org | 21 days ago
    Judge Breaks Rules to Help Amanda Knox...In "Police conduct (good and bad)". Of Texas Wrongful Conviction Cases in Exoneration Registry 25% of Them Involved Prosecutorial MisconductIn "Exonerations". Editorial on Jailed Prosecutor&

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