Amanda Knox murder trial in Italy coming to an end
PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - Closing arguments are under way in Italy in the murder trial of former University of Washington student Amanda Knox of Seattle.
She has been jailed more than two years. The trial began last January.
Knox and her Italian former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are accused of stabbing her roommate, British student Meredith Kercher, in November 2007 in what began as a sex game.
In their statements today prosecutors said Knox hated Kercher for saying Knox was promiscuous and not very clean.
Prosecutors also say Knox and Sollecito broke a window in an attempt to make it appear Kercher was killed by a burglar.
The two deny having anything to do with the death. Their lawyers dispute evidence and say the only killer was another man, Rudy Hermann Guede, who has already been convicted and sentenced to 30 years in prison.
The case is expected to go to the eight-member jury tomorrow, and a verdict could come in early December.