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Amanda Knox defense lawyer says there's not enough evidence to convict

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PERUGIA, Italy (AP) - The defense lawyer for Amanda Knox says there's not enough evidence to convict the Seattle woman of murdering her British roommate two years ago in Italy.

The lawyer made his closing arguments today in the city of Perugia (peh-ROO'-juh) where the eight-member jury is expected to issue a verdict by the end of this week.

The lawyer for Knox called the 22-year-old former University of Washington student a young girl who was swept up in a tsunami of media accusations. He says she had no motive to kill Meredith Kercher.

The lawyer also disputes DNA evidence and says the knife prosecutors call the murder weapon does not match the fatal wound.

Prosecutors says Knox and her former boyfriend killed Kercher in what began as a sex game.

Defense lawyers say the man already convicted and sentenced to 30 years - Rudy Guede - was the only attacker.

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