Universita per Stranieri di Perugia and the road leading up to the apartments of Sollecito also Guede
Perugia was the final stop on a trip I took to several sites in central Italy. The last time I was in the country was several years prior, long enough ago that I haven’t had to understand spoken Italian and had some difficulty understanding what people were saying. When I first landed in Rome I had difficulty making out almost anything, but over the week and a half before I got to Perugia it started coming back to me and I was able to get around, order, understand the train announcements, and get the sense of what people were saying.
When I was in Rome I looked for books on the case, thinking that it wouldn’t be difficult to do and there may be some local books I wasn’t aware of. I stopped…
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Book review: Despicable
If you are interested in the murder of Meredith Kercher case aka Amanda Knox case then Nick van der Leek’s books are a must read. He covers the case chronologically in his series of ebooks about this case. DESPICABLE encompasses the first trial where Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were definitively found guilty.
Book review: Portrait of a Monster
In a world where the most heinous terrorists are referred to as ‘cowards’ the like-minded psychopaths who torture and kill without remorse are often called monsters. Individuals who lack conscience do not seem human to the majority of the population with a conscience.
It is being reported on August 3, 2017 that Michelle Carter was sentenced to fifteen months in prison and the same amount of a suspended sentence. Judge Moniz handed Carter a total of two and a half years in court with half of the sentence suspended. Carter was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter last month in the death of her friend Conrad Roy III.
“The killer walks free and does whatever he wants.” These were the words spoken by Ronald Goldman’s father on TV just hours before O.J. Simpson went before a parole board. Mr. Goldman spoke about the problems with the justice system- giving violent offenders a second chance. Victims and their families don’t get a second chance.
It was reported on June 19, 2017 that the man responsible for abducting and murdering gas station attendant, Jessica Heeringa in Michigan in 2013 has been arrested and is set to stand trial on September 12, 2017. 47-year-old Jeffrey Willis is also being charged with the murder of jogger Rebekah Bletsch in 2014 and an attempted kidnapping of a 16-year-old girl in 2016.