Italian Murder Trial Resumes For Former UW Student

PERUGIA, Italy — The murder trial of former University of Washington student Amanda Knox has resumed in Italy with testimony her boyfriend was carrying a knife when he was questioned.

A police officer, Daniele Moscatelli, testified Friday that defendant Raffaele Sollecito was carrying a “long” knife in his pocket when he was taken to a police station.

The knife is not believed to be the weapon used to kill British student Meredith Kercher. The officer testified Sollecito looked “confused and nervous.”

Another police officer testified that Knox nervously walked up and down the station, hitting her head with her hands.

Sollecito and Knox are charged with murder and sexual violence in the 2007 slaying. Both deny wrongdoing.