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Judge 'suffered over Amanda Knox verdict'

The judge who presided over Amanda Knox's second murder conviction says he suffered over the verdict but that he and the jury agreed about her guilt in the death of British student Meredith Kercher.

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Stephanie Kercher: Guilty verdict is 'next step towards the end'

Meredith Kercher's sister Stephanie said the guilty verdict is 'the next step' for the family in getting to the end of the case.

Speaking to reporters she said: "For us as a family the guilty verdict is the next step for us. It contributed to the Italian legal system, again we will have to wait for the report in 90 days to see the reasoning, but it is the next step to hopefully get to the end for us."

Meredith's sister and brother Stephanie and Lyle Kercher (centre) speak to reporters. Credit: RTV

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