Well it's a fairly specific type of breaking down, to be accusing other people. There's other ways of breaking down, you know. And if her account of interrogation is false, and the police's account is true, that goes well beyond the lie about slapping. She said she was at the scene of the crime covering her ears as black owner of the bar she works at was murdering the victim, and if you know you didn't coerce the witness into making such a statement, that's very different from coercing a witness into such a statement.

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Well it's a fairly specific type of breaking down, to be accusing other people. There's other ways of breaking down, you know.

Yes, signing a confession would be another typical one. In that case she would have it even worse.

Her being psychopathic would have likely lead to other facts that a well funded persecution could uncover.

[LINK] Amanda Knox exonerated

by fortyeridania 1 min read28th Mar 201558 comments

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