U.S. murder suspect Amanda Knox, center, reacts as she is escorted inside a courtroom to stand trial, in Perugia, Italy, on Feb. 13, 2009. An American student charged with the murder of her British roommate showed no distress and was cuddling with her boyfriend hours after the slaying, a friend of the victim testified. Robyn Carmel Butterworth told the packed courtroom in this Umbrian university town that she was among several students waiting to talk to officers in Perugia’s police station shortly after Meredith Kercher’s bloodied body was found.

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