Amanda Knox: 'Full of joy' after her acquittal in Italy

American Amanda Knox said outside her mother`s Seattle home on Friday night that she was "full of joy" following her acquittal by Italy`s top court for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Rome: American Amanda Knox said outside her mother`s Seattle home on Friday night that she was "full of joy" following her acquittal by Italy`s top court for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

"I`m still absorbing the present moment, which is full of joy," an emotional Knox told reporters at a news conference, flanked by her family.

"Meredith was my friend," she said, battling back tears. "She deserved so much in this life."

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