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.

AFP| Updated: Mar 28, 2015, 10:18 AM IST

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."