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One morning in early November 2007, police in the beautiful Italian city of Perugia made a gruesome discovery. The body of a young English exchange student from the University of Leeds, Meredith Kercher, was found under a blood-soaked duvet in her room in the small cottage she shared with other students. Her throat had been cut. Meredith's flatmate Amanda Knox, an American ...more
Paperback, 238 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by John Blake (first published 2009)
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The Murder of Meredith Kercher by Gary C. King
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Meredith's flatmate Amanda Knox, an American also studying in Italy, initially gave evidence that implicated Patrick Lumumba, the owner of a local bar, and he was arrested. However Know changed her story - claiming her memory had been affected by smoking cannabis - and another man, local drifter Rudy Guede, was arrested, charged with murder and, after a 'fast track' trial, found guilty. But the story didn't e
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Simon
I'd never really followed the Meredith Kercher murder so this was an interesting quick read way in. The book is superficial but doesn't pretend to be anything other than that. There is a good overview of the chronological sequence of events and the main points of evidence in the case. The appalling death that Meredith went through is quite vivid and the conclusion that can be drawn from the series of events, while up to the reader to make their mind up, is made obvious for all to see by the auth ...more
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Gary C. King is a freelance author and lecturer who has published more than 400 articles in true crime magazines in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. He is also the author of several true crime books including: Blood Lust: Portrait of a Serial Sex Killer, Driven to Kill, Web of Deceit, Blind Rage, Savage Vengeance (with Don Lasseter), An Early Grave, The Texas 7, Murder in Hollywo ...more
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