Congratulations are in order for Amanda Knox! The Seattle native — who became known in 2007 for the international murder trial of her roommate, Meredith Kercher — is set to tie the knot to musician Colin Sutherland.
Amanda Knox, 27, is getting married! The West Seattle Herald journalist and editor is set to wed her longtime friend, Colin Sutherland, 27, who she has reportedly known since middle school and who wrote to her while she was in an Italian prison after breaking up with former boyfriend, James Terrano last year.
Amanda Knox Engaged — Will Wed Musician Colin Sutherland
Amanda has some great news to share! She is getting ready to walk down the aisle with her longtime friend, Colin. Amanda was held in an Italian jail following the trail over her British roommate, Meredith Kercher who was found dead in 2007.
Amanda confirmed the engagement via email to columnist Jonathan Martin, who wrote, “Her engagement was disclosed by a source close to the family, and Knox confirmed it in an email, but declined to say anything else,” the New York Post reports. Jonathan also reportedly wrote, “Her husband-to-be wrote her while she was in prison, and now he has signed up to be stalked by paparazzi, British tabloids and Internet trolls. It must be love.”
The pair first showed off their love in public in September and the musician used to live in Brooklyn, New York, but is now based back in Seattle where he and Amanda both grew up.
Amanda Knox — Celebrating Good News While Awaiting The Verdict Of A Appeal
While Amanda and her former boyfriend, Raffaelo Sollecito were both convicted of murder back in 2009, two years later they were cleared of the charges following a appeal — and Amanda was able to return to Seattle.
Her clearance was shortlived and she was re-convicted of murder by an Italian court and sentenced to 28-years in prison. The publication reports that on March 25, Italy’s highest could will hear another appeal and from there it will be decided is Amanda will be forced to go back to Italy and be tried.
While she awaits the verdict of the appeal, she definitely has some exciting news and big plans to make with Colin and their loved ones!
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— Caitlin Beck