Raffaele Sollecito 'innocent and disappointed'

Raffaele Sollecito says he is "disappointed" that his acquittal has been overturned in Italy.

Raffaele Sollecito seen in court in 2011
Raffaele Sollecito seen in court in 2011 Credit: Reuters

Speaking to the Italian news agency, ANSA, Lawyer, Luca Mauri said: "Today is his birthday, he's 29. He shouldn't be disappointed because he's innocent. He thought the end could be coming to this affair".

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