Speaking before the verdict was read out, Amanda Knox said: "I'm definitely not going back willingly. They will have to catch me and pull me back kicking and screaming into a prison that I don't deserve to be in."
Ms Knox was speaking in an interview recorded for the BBC's Newsnight programme before both she and Raffaele Sollecito were found guilty of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher after judges in Florence overruled their previous acquittal.
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