Raffaele sollecito still dating amanda knox
Speaking to CNN, Sollecito said: "The focus was all on Amanda through her peculiar behaviour. I don't know what to think, because objectively, there's nothing against me and nothing very strong against Amanda."In my case I really did nothing wrong and I don't want to pay for someone else's peculiar behaviour. I have nothing to do with all these circumstances and situations."In the aftermath of Kercher's death, Knox and Sollecito were spotted canoodling near the home where the student's body lay.
Later, Knox reportedly turned cartwheels while in police custody.
But whats really shocking from me is the statements by the President [of the court]."Why do they convict me?
Why do they put me on the corner and say that I'm guilty just because in their minds I have to be guilty because I was her boyfriend.
His lawyers will stress apparent contradictions in the Florence court's 337-page verdict explanation.
That court signaled it believed a memo Knox wrote, while being held for questioning, in which she indicates Sollecito had no role in the murder."She herself lets me off the hook and gives me an alibi," Sollecito, 30, said.
Flanked by his lawyers in Rome, he stressed what he described as his steadfast belief in the innocence of Knox, whom he had been dating for barely a week when Kercher was slain in Perugia, Italy.
8.40pm Waiting for the verdict, Meredith Kercher's brother said whatever the outcome it will not bring closure for his family. It's really hard to say what we expect the verdict to be," said Lyle Kercher.
More details about the outcome of the trial can be found here.
9.50pm Bell rung in court, verdict expected imminently.
He noted the court accepted findings that a Knox text message, shortly before the murder, to the owner of a Perugia pub where she worked, had been sent while outside Sollecito's house.
Yet he insisted he wasn't trying to pin the murder on the American.Convicted killer Raffaele Sollecito has claimed that he had been punished for the "peculiar behaviour" of Amanda Knox in the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.