Amanda Knox is heading back to Italy 8 years after being acquitted for the death of her roommate.
Amanda Knox, the American who was imprisoned in 2007 for the death of her British roommate, is making a return to Italy.
Knox landed in northern Italy where she expected to participate in a panel discussion on wrongful convictions organized by the Innocence Project.
The Associated Press reported that Knox landed with her mother and fiancée where they were met by plainclothes officer and recourses through the airport.
This is major for Knox as she has received major backlash from many as a result of her long case.
In 2007, Knox and her then boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were accused of murdering Meredith Kercher.
Both Knox and Sollecito spent four years in prison before their convictions were overturned in 2011. However, the pair were convicted again in absentia in 2013 before being acquitted again in 2015.
In January 2019, the European Court of Human Rights ordered Italy to pay $20,000 in damages to Knox for failing to provide her legal assistance during her initial questioning after Kercher’s murder according to AP.
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