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Amanda Knox: The Bald Blonde’s Truth With Diya ‘Patrick’ Lumumba, Sex And Lies

by | 27th, September 2011

AMANDA Knox, one of Meredith Kercher’s killers, is on the cover of the UK papers. The British student was killed in Perugia on Nov 1, 2007. In 2008, Rudy Guede, 20, was convicted of murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison, reduced to 16 years on appeal 
Amanda Knox and Knox and Raffaele Sollecito trial begins. Found guilty of murder and sexual violence, they are jailed for 26 and 25 years respectively

The Daily Mail’s front page says:

“Why she-devil Foxy mustn’t be freed”

Her nickname a play on her blondeness makes the story fly.

A writer on a site called Digital Journal says:

Knox is said to be a shadow of her former self, and losing her hair in prison. If justice is done next week, the next time she is seen in public, she’ll be bald.

The Times’s front page is factual:

“Knox was a she-devil lawyer tells appeal court”

The Independent’s front page gives Knox a religious choice:

“Saint or she-devil.’ Court must rule on Amanda Knox Murder appeal”

Back in 2007, when Diya “Patrick” Lumumba, a Congolese bar-owner who was jailed for two weeks after Knox initially identified him as the killer. She testified that she “remembered Patrick killing Meredith”. Knox had stayed in the kitchen covering her ‘ears to drown out the screams” .

His lawyer Carlo Pacelli tells the court via The Times :

Carlo Pacelli quoted testimony by Ms Kercher’s friends about tensions between the two over the American’s alleged promiscuity and bad bathroom hygiene. At the time of the murder, Knox was “an explosive mix of drugs, sex and alcohol”, he said. He claimed that Knox had a split personality. One side is “angelic, good, compassionate, and in some ways even saintly”, he said. The other is “Lucifer-like, demonic, satanic, diabolic” and “longs to live out borderline extreme behaviour”. Urging the jury to ignore her “doll-like” appearance, he added: “She is a spell-casting witch, a virtuoso of deceit.”

Pacelli’s words echo an earlier comments by Richard Owen, of The Times, back in 2009:

She is a wide-eyed innocent, a normal, high-spirited, all-American college student. She came to Italy to learn the language and became caught up in a nightmare of accusations over the death of her British housemate.

She is a she-devil, manipulative, unscrupulous, a born actress and a liar, a killer whose angelic face is betrayed by her ice-blue eyes. She taunted and fought with

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