Amanda Knox’s Lover Speaks

    PERUGIA, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 29:  Raffaele Sollecito attends his appeal hearing at Perugia's Court of Appeal on September 29, 2011 in Perugia, Italy. Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are awaiting the verdict of their appeal that could see their conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher overturned. American student Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, who were convicted in 2009 of killing their British roommate Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy in 2007, have served nearly four years in jail after being sentenced to 26 and 25 years respectively.  (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

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    In his first interview since his conviction was overturned, Raffaele Sollecito explained that he and Amanda Knox are no longer in a relationship. “We were both victims of a cruel injustice and our relationship was overcome by this tragedy. Our lives are linked by circumstances but now they are very different.” He added that he still has “affection” for Knox. Sollecito also indicated that he has reached out to the family of the victim, but he “found the doors closed.”

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