Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

New DNA tests order in Italy retrial

PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS MATERIAL THAT WAS ORIGINALLY 4:3 The retrial of American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for murder started and stopped almost immediately. The court in Florence adjourned the hearing until Friday for new DNA tests on a knife found at Sollecito's home. Italian prosecutors say the weapon was used to kill Briton Meredith Kercher in 2007 but some traces weren't tested for DNA because the samples were too small. A lawyer for the family of the victim says he's confident the retrial will reach the right verdict. (SOUNDBITE)(Italian) FRANCESCO MARESCA, LAWYER FOR KERCHER FAMILY, SAYING: "I believe that the decision of the court is based on the fact that this trial is full of elements, elements of circumstantial evidence, as we all know, elements that the court will now be able to evaluate thoroughly and totally with great calm." Knox and Sollecito's convictions for murdering Kercher were quashed b

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter