Amanda Knox’s Lover Speaks

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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.

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.”