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Continued: Italian prosecutor demands 26 years for Knox in roommate's murder plus 4 for slander

  • Article by: COLLEEN BARRY , Associated Press
  • Last update: November 26, 2013 - 3:25 PM

Crini also challenged new interpretations of genetic evidence cited by a Perugia appeals court when it overturned the guilty verdicts. He said a DNA sample on the blade of the presumed murder weapon was clean and belonged to Kercher.

That finding, which was key to the convictions, was cast in doubt during the appeals trial. All of the evidence is up for re-examination after the high-court blasted the appellate court's reasoning.

The trial continues Dec. 16 with closing arguments by the Kercher family lawyer, Francesco Maresca, followed by Knox's defense team the next day. A verdict could come in January.

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