thought it was strange, because my roommates and I… wouldn't leave blood in the bathroom, but I assumed that perhaps Meredith was having menstrual issues and hadn'tcleaned up yet. Ew, but nothing to worry about.” (Rich par.16)
The third clue tied it all together. Ms. Knox went into the cottages second bathroom and noticedfeces in the toilet and instantly knew her roommates wouldn’t forget to flush.
Ms. Knox quicklygrabbed her things and ran back to Sollecito’s to let him know she suspected there had been anintruder in her cottage.Knox returned with Sollecito and they decided to call the police. “Sollecito called thecarabinieri - the Italian military police - and the couple went outside to waft. Two officers soonarrived.
They weren't carabinieri, however - they were postal police, a sleepy, junior-varsity unitof the state police responsible for investigating crimes like Internet fraud and stolen phones.”(Rich par.19) The postal police stomped through the house, leaving more then their share of fingerprints,
and busted down Meredith Kerchers’s door diving head first into a worldwidecontroversy.Many wonder why this murder trial kept making news, after all, Meredith Kercher was just a college student. This was such a major controversy because it involved global politics andmany global judicial systems and every country wanted their say in it. Italy had the other countries at begging at their feet because it occurred on their land, therefore Italy had the right toinvestigate, interrogate, and hold the trial; all points of major dispute. “There is still no clear motive, no precise time of death, and no definitive murder weapon... details have emerged in a wild series of leaks, contradictions and reversals.” (Donadio par.4) Donadio is writer for the New York Times in the USA. She
does not sound pleased withhow Italy was handling the murder investigation. This is a precise example of how this murder
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