Kercher Family: We Can’t Forgive

    PERUGIA, ITALY - OCTOBER 04:  Relatives of Meredith Kercher mother Arline Kercher and brother Lyle Kercher (L) attend a press conference at the Sangallo Hotel after the verdict in Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito's appeal against their murder convictions on October 4, 2011 in Perugia, Italy. American student Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito have won their appeal against their conviction in 2009 of killing their British roommate Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy in 2007. The pair had served nearly four years in jail after initially being sentenced to 26 and 25 years respectively. (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

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    In their first sit-down interview after Amanda Knox and Rafaelle Sollecito were set free, the mother and siblings of murder victim Meredith Kercher tell The Daily Beast’s Barbie Latza Nadeau how the verdict left them in shock. “Until the truth comes out, we cannot forgive because no one has admitted to the crime,” says Meredith’s sister Stephanie. They expressed dismay that the original trial’s evidence was dismissed, and say they were hurt by the media’s pro-Knox coverage. “We respect the court, but we had hoped for a different outcome,” Stephanie says.

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