By Hugo Gye. Revelations: Amanda Knox has spoken out about the humiliating ordeal she faced in prison in Italy. Amanda Knox was repeatedly subjected to sexual assaults from staff and inmates while in an Italian prison, she has claimed in a new memoir. The American student says that a doctor measured her private parts after she was arrested, while another medic wrongly told her she was HIV-positive. And one senior prison official allegedly harassed her on multiple occasions, asking if she would sleep with him and adding: 'What positions do you like most? Miss Knox, 25, spent four years in prison after being accused of murdering her roommate, British student Meredith Kercher, while the pair were studying in Perugia.
Knox, 29, was cleared of murdering British student Meredith Kercher, 20, after being initially found guilty. The killing made headlines around the world after tragic Meredith was found semi naked, with her throat cut in her student digs she shared with Knox in the Italian hilltop town of Perugia. Yesterday on her Twitter account she wrote:"What's happening? Well, I made my Instagram public. No more hoarding all my amazing cat videos. Check them out at instagram.
An Italian appeals court ruled the DNA evidence was "flawed" and overturned her conviction in Source: Rolling Stone. Candace Dempsey in the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Source: The New York Times. Source: The Daily Telegraph. The Daily Telegraph. The New York Times also reported on her testimony. Source: ABC News. Source: The Guardian.
Knox and co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito were originally found guilty of the murder of Meredith Kercher in In , an appeals court overturned the conviction, but in , that appeal was overturned and she was guilty yet again. Knox was not present in the courtroom when the verdict was read and has remained in the United States throughout the trial. Prosecutor Alessandro Crini previously said that if Knox was found guilty again they would try and extradite her from the U. Amanda Knox was said to have a plane standing by to whisk her out of Italy if her appeal was upheld, whereas the family of her alleged victim, the British student, Meredith Kercher, were having difficulty getting air tickets to be in court for the decision, their lawyer said on Friday. Francesco Maresca was speaking as the appeal by the year-old Knox and her former Italian boyfriend built towards a much-anticipated climax. In line with Italian court practice, each of the parties to the case was given a last chance to sway the two professional and six lay judges. According to unconfirmed reports in the Italian media, a US television network has put a private jet at the disposal of the Knox family.