Latest Rudy Guede Stories

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. Rudy Guede, 21, insisted he did not take part in the slaying of student Meredith Kercher last year in Perugia, Italy, as he was being sentenced to 30 years for her murder, ANSA, the Italian news agency, reported Wednesday. "I'm disappointed, very disappointed, especially for the sexual violence that I was accused of and which I did not commit,"...

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. A verdict is expected Tuesday in Guede's case, while a judge is expected to rule this week on whether Amanda Knox, 21, of Seattle, and her Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, 24, are to be tried for murder, The Sunday Times of London reported. Guede, 21, who opted for a fast-track trial, was in the Perugia house shared by Kercher and Knox but was in...

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. Giuliano Mignini gave the prosecution's theory of the crime at the end of the trial of a co-defendant, Rudy Guede, The Independent reported. Mignini asked the court to impose a life sentence on Guede, who asked for a fast-track trial and...

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