ROME - Italy's highest court will not issue a decision until Tuesday morning on whether to overturn Seattle student Amanda Knox's acquittal in the murder of her roommate.
The court listened to six hours of arguments Monday before going into deliberations. After several hours, the court said it would issue the decision at 10 AM (0900 GMT) Tuesday, an unusual but not unprecedented move.
The high court typically issues decisions the same day it hears arguments. However, prosecutors say the court sometimes takes another day in very complex cases.
Lawyers for Knox's co-defendant, Raffaele Sollecito, declined to speculate on what the delay could mean for the decision. Both were acquitted in 2011.