Amanda Knox's younger sister Deanna was by her sister's side from the moment she was released from custody on October 3, making the long voyage from Perugia, Italy to the Knox family's home in Seattle.Though Deanna Knox delivered an initial statement of joy after Italian courts overturned her sister's guilty verdict in the slaying of British student Meredith Kercher in 2007, she did not speak at the family's press conference in Seattle, which took place almost immediately after the Knox...Read Full Story
Amanda Knox arrived back in Seattle tonight, and her lawyer, family members, and a giant crowd gathered at the airport tonight for a press conference. Amanda sat near the podium and seemed distraught as her lawyer spoke. Her lawyer briefly addressed the crowd, and said his client was "absolutely not responsible for the loss of Meredith Kercher," and asked the public to "keep the Kercher family in your prayers."Knox's parents then took the mic and thanked their family, friends, and everyone...Read Full Story
Edda Mellas is the mother of Amanda Knox, the American young woman on trial for the murder and sexual assault of Meredith Kercher. Edda Mellas resides in Seattle with her family.