As Amanda Knox’s appeal case comes to a close (which looks like a verdict will be reached on Monday), the prosecution is continuing to hit hard against the American.
Today the prosecution took aim at Knox’s home state of Washington, a state which allows the death penalty — a hot topic given the recent Troy Davis case.
“They killed [British student Meredith Kercher] for nothing,” prosecution counsel Manuela Comodi, reports The Guardian.
“But they killed her. And it is for that reason they should be found guilty and given the maximum sentence which, fortunately, in Italy is not the death sentence.”
Its the latest in a series of harsh words from the prosecution, who have already compared Knox to a Nazi propaganda minister (another suspects lawyer also called her a “lying, sex-loving she-devil”). We’re not sure if it shows confidence or desperation, given issues surrounding DNA in the case.
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