Latest Meredith Kercher Stories

2008-10-31 20:09:55

The romance between the U.S. student and her Italian boyfriend, both on trial for the death of British student Meredith Kercher in Italy, is over, the man said.

2008-10-29 18:00:18

An Ivory Coast immigrant convicted of raping and slaying a British coed in Italy last year says he's innocent and will work to clear his name.

2008-10-28 12:00:31

The family of a British student slain last year in Perugia, Italy, says it will seek compensation from the alleged attackers for the death of the young woman.

2008-10-27 12:00:21

An American student living in Italy was at the scene when her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, was slain in their apartment, attorneys say.

2008-10-26 15:00:14

Rudy Guede's attorney says his client was framed in the death of Meredith Kercher, a British exchange student slain in Italy last year.

2008-10-20 21:00:11

Lawyers for the family of slain British student Meredith Kercher on Monday asked for more than $33 million in damages from her alleged attackers in Italy. The family requested more than $6.6 million in compensation for each of Kercher's parents, two brothers and sister, ANSA reported Monday.

2008-10-18 21:00:14

An Italian prosecutor said Saturday that an exchange student from Seattle stabbed her roommate because she refused to participate in an orgy. Amanda Knox is one of three people charged with killing Meredith Kercher, a student from Britain, in December.

2008-09-27 00:00:30

News in brief Amanda Knox, left, has come face-to-face in an Italian court with her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, 24, for the first time since they were remanded in custody last November, accused of murdering Meredith Kercher.

2008-09-25 12:00:32

Italian prosecutors have requested formal murder charges against three suspects in the killing of British woman Meredith Kercher.

2008-09-17 16:51:27

ONE of the suspects in the murder of Meredith Kercher failed to turn up in court in Italy for a hearing yesterday. American Amanda Knox, 21, and Rudy Hermann Guede, 21, originally from the Ivory Coast, appeared before a judge at the closed pre- trial hearing in Perugia.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]