Rudy Guede, the only man convicted of murdering British student Meredith Kercher after pleading guilty to the murder of his American roommate Amanda Knox, was freed by an Italian judge on Tuesday.
Gedes served 13 years His lawyer, Fabrizio Ballarini, told about his 16-year sentence over time for good behavior new York Times,
Starting in September 2019, Guede participated in a release schedule According to the newspaper, for a year before being placed on probation, which allowed him to work and live independently during the day.
Guede was convicted in 2008 when police found her DNA on Kercher’s body and clothing, along with her bloody fingerprints in her bedroom.
His 2008 sentence was originally 30 years in prison, but was reduced to 16 years upon appeal in 2009.
Guede has consistently maintained his innocence in the 2007 murder.