Rudy Guede Research Paper

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On November 1st, 2007, Meredith Kercher was murdered with a knife in her apartment. She was found by Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito at 10 A.M. the next day. There are many sides to this case and very little evidence. Rudy Guede lived in the apartment under Kercher at the time of the murder. He claims that he was with Meredith when she was killed. They were hanging out in her apartment when he went to the bathroom and heard screams. He came out and claims he saw Sollecito and a silhouette that looked like Knox. Knox says she was with Sollecito at his house smoking marijuana the night of the murder. She later broke down saying she was at Kercher's house some of the night and then claimed otherwise the day after. Sollecito claimed that he was smoking marijuana at his house and his memory was so blurred that he doesn’t remember if Knox was with him or not. Out of everything that occured, Rudy Guede was sentenced with 16 years in prison for the murder of Meredith Kercher. The Amanda Knox case was a witch hunt against Rudy Guede, not only because of his race, but because Knox and Sollecito took the blame off themselves and put it on him. …show more content…

Rudy is an African American male that was at the scene of Meredith’s murder. He an Meredith had met at a bar that night and discovered that he lived in the apartment below him. They went to her apartment and Rudy went to use the restroom. He heard screaming and immediately opened the door and said, “he saw a man and he was 101 percent certain Amanda Knox was there” (Finn). He fled the scene and went to Germany after seeing her dead and thought that, "no one would believe him. He would be a Negro found guilty”

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