Amanda Knox tells freed killer Rudy Guede: “Restore my reputation”

Amanda knox appealed to the freed killer Rudy Guede admit he acted alone in the murder Meredith kercher and “restore its unjustly damaged reputation”.

Guède was released from an italian prison Tuesday after serving 13 years of a 16-year sentence for the rape and murder of 21-year-old Ms Kercher in Perugia in November 2007.

Guede blamed Ms Knox for the murder and she was convicted of murder along with her then boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, and sentenced to 26 years in prison in 2009 before the sentence was overturned on appeal six years later.

In a long Twitter threadMs. Knox said Guede has “tremendous power to heal others injured by his actions.”

“He has the power to tell the truth, to take responsibility, to stop blaming me for the rape and murder of Meredith Kercher, which there is ample evidence to show he committed alone.”

The 34-year-old author and activist said she was ready to forgive Guede “if he showed real remorse” and made amends for his “horrific crimes”.

“If he truly acknowledged his responsibility, it would end the Kercher family, it would end the obscure speculation around this case, it would restore my wrongly damaged reputation, and that of Raffaele.”

His honesty would also end the biased media coverage, which over and over again repeats the phrase ‘the only person who remains convicted of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher’, which is true, but implies that there was multiple responsible parties, ”Ms. Knox wrote.

“People change. Does Rudy have? They say the truth will set you free. Today he is free, and he has not yet told the truth, allowing others to continue to carry the burden of his. guilt.

Rudy Guede is released from prison this week


Guede was originally sentenced to 30 years in prison after admitting to slitting Ms Kercher’s throat at the Perugia house she shared with Ms Knox.

That sentence was reduced to 16 years on appeal, and in 2020 he was granted leave to be released from prison during the day on work leave.

A floral tribute at Meredith Kercher’s funeral in South London


At the time, Ms Knox was furious at the decision to allow Guede out of prison as he continued to claim his innocence and blame her for the murder.

“I’m not sorry that Rudy Guede is free. I am not sorry that journalists who continue to slander me to this day humanize him on the contrary, citing his lawyers who claim that he is “calm and well integrated socially”, “she wrote in a statement. Average Publish.

“I am upset that he has never admitted his crimes, that he has never been held fully responsible and that I continue to bear the burden of his infamy.”

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