Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito Trial Transcripts By Date And Description

Murder of Meredith Kercher / Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito trial transcripts by date and description. All Italian transcripts are the original downloadable PDF’s used by the judges, prosecutors, experts and attorneys involved in the case. Some of the Italian PDF’s are not machine readable have been converted using OCR software. English translations are done by unpaid volunteers.

Preliminary Hearings:

Date Witness Description Transcripts
Nov 08, 2007 All parties Matteini Validation of Arrest Italian
Jan 21, 2008 Professor Massimo Bernaschi Appointment of independent computer experts for Knox and Sollecito Italian
Jan 21, 2008 Raffaele Sollecito Spontaneous statement Italian
Apr 19, 2008 Profs Cingolani, Bacci, Ronchi, Liviero, Pasquali, Torre, Vinci, Aprile, Fortuni Medical experts for all parties concerning sexual activity, injuries and time of death Italian

Micheli Pre-Trial:

Date Witness Description Transcripts
Jun 19, 2008 Rudy Guede, Raffaele Sollecito and Amanda Knox are formally indicted Italian English
Sep 16, 2008 Judge Micheli Summary of requests and rulings Italian
Oct 04, 2008 Patrizia Stefanoni Scientific Police lab technician / DNA expert Italian
Oct 18, 2008 PM Giuliano Mignini Notes for closing arguments Italian

Massei Trial:

Date Witness Description Transcripts
Jan 16, 2009 All parties Opening statements Italian
Feb 06, 2009 Filippo Bartolozzi Head of the Umbria Postal & Communications Police Italian
Michele Battistelli Postal Police officer present when the body was discovered Italian
Fabio Marsi Postal Police officer present when the body was discovered Italian
Elisabetta Lana Received prank call on November 1 / Took Meredith’s dumped cell phone to police on November 2 Italian English
Alessandro Biscarini Found one of Meredith’s discarded cell phones Italian English
Fiametta Biscarini Found one of Meredith’s discarded cell phones Italian English
Marco Zaroli Ex-boyfriend of Filomena present when the body was discovered Italian
Luca Altieri Boyfriend of Paola Grande present when the body was discovered Italian
Paola Grande Friend of Filomena Romanelli present when the body was discovered Italian
Feb 07, 2009 Filomena Romanelli Housemate of Amanda & Meredith present when the body was discovered Italian
Michele Battistelli v Luca Altieri Witness confrontation concerning Battistelli entering the murder room on November 2 Italian English
Michele Battistelli v Paola Grande Witness confrontation concerning Battistelli entering the murder room on November 2 Italian
Luca Altieri v Paola Grande Witness confrontation concerning Battistelli entering the murder room on November 2 Italian
Feb 13, 2009 Robyn Butterworth Friend of Meredith Kercher Italian
Amy Frost Friend of Meredith Kercher Italian
Sophie Purton Friend of Meredith Kercher Italian
Natalie Hayward Friend of Meredith Kercher Italian
Jade Bidwell Acquaintance of Meredith Kercher Italian
Samantha Rodenhurst Friend of Meredith Kercher Italian
Helen Powell Friend of Meredith Kercher Italian
Feb 14, 2009 Laura Mezzetti Housemate of Amanda & Meredith ItalianOCR
Daniele Ceppitelli Carabinieri officer who received Raffaele’s 112 calls ItalianOCR
Giacomo Silenzi Meredith’s Italian boyfriend who lived in the downstairs apartment ItalianOCR
Stefano Bonassi One of the guys living in the downstairs apartment ItalianOCR
Feb 27, 2009 Giacinto Profazio Head of the Perugia Flying Squad from Feb ’07 to July ’08 Italian
Marco Chiacchiera Head of the Organized Crime Section Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Monica Napoleoni Deputy Police Commissioner Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Feb 28, 2009 Monica Napoleoni Deputy Police Commissioner Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Rita Ficarra Chief Inspector Perugia Flying Squad who interrogated Amanda November 5/6 Italian English
Mauro Bigini Chief Inspector Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Amanda Knox Spontaneous statement Italian English
Raffaele Sollecito Spontaneous statement Italian English
Lorena Zugarini Deputy Chief of Police Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Armando Finzi Chief Inspector Perugia Flying Squad Italian English
Stefano Gubbiotti Superintendent Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Mar 13, 2009 Mauro Barbadori Assistant Chief Polizia di Stato testified about the CCTV video Italian
Daniele Moscatelli Superintendent Servizio Centrale Operativo (SCO) who interrogated Raffaele November 5/6 Italian English
Fabio D’Astolto Perugia Flying Squad officer who spoke English and took witness statements Italian English
Aida Colatone Perugia Flying Squad interpreter who translated wiretaps and witness statements Italian
Anna Donnino Perugia Flying Squad interpreter / “mediator” who interrogated Amanda November 5/6 Italian English
Oreste Volturno Inspector Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Amanda Knox Spontaneous statement Italian English
Mar 14, 2009 Antonella Negri Amanda’s teacher at the University for Foreigners ItalianOCR English
Marco Trotta Deputy Chief of the Perugia Postal & Communications Police ItalianOCR
Claudio Trifici Police officer who examined computers belonging to Amanda, Raffaele, Patrick and Meredith ItalianOCR
Mirko Gregori Postal Police officer who examined Raffaele’s computer ItalianOCR
Mar 20, 2009 Luca Fioravanti Expert at Vodafone Italian
Sonia Cieri Vodafone electrical engineer Italian
Simone Tacconi Head of the forensic section of the Postal Police Italian
Letterio Latella Chief Inspector with the State Police who analyzed phone records Italian
Stefano Sisani Deputy Chief of the Perugia Flying Squad who dealt with wiretaps and phone records Italian
Stefano Buratti Deputy Chief Homicide Team of the State Police Italian
Mar 21, 2009 Jovana Popovic Raffaele’s friend who went to his apartment around 5.45pm and again at 8.40pm on Nov 1 Italian English
Alessandra Formica Testified a man bumped into her boyfriend near the cottage on November 1 Italian
Natalia Fernandez de Calle Raffaele’s cleaning lady Italian
Marco Quintavalle Shopkeeper who claimed to see Amanda in his shop on November 2 Italian English
Fabrizio Angelucci Drycleaner used by Raffaele Italian
Mar 27, 2009 Nara Capezzali Claimed to hear a scream on November 1 Italian English
Maria Dramis Claimed to hear footsteps outside her bedroom window on November 1 Italian English
Antonella Monacchia Claimed to hear a man and woman arguing in Italian followed by a scream on November 1 Italian English
Gianfranco Lombardo Tow-truck driver who attended a break-down outside the cottage on November 1 Italian
Francesco Tavernese Head of Onaosi College where Raffaele studied Italian
Leonardo Fazio Attended Onaosi College with Raffaele and saw Amanda and Raffaele on November 4 Italian
Antonio Galizia Chief Superintendant of Giovinazzo Police Station Italian
Mar 28, 2009 Antonio Curatolo A tramp who claimed to see Amanda and Raffaele in Piazza Grimana on the night of November 1 Italian English
Fabio Giofreddi Claimed to see Amanda, Raffaele and Rudy Guede together some days before the murder Italian
Raffaele Sollecito Spontaneous statement in response to Gioffredi’s testimony Italian English
Antonio Aiello Hekuran Kokomani’s attorney Italian
Hekuran Kokomani Claimed to see Amanda, Raffaele and Guede outside the cottage on November 1 Italian
Apr 03, 2009 Dr Luca Lalli Forensic pathologist who performed the autopsy Italian
Carlo Maria Scotto Di Rinaldi Owned “Bubbles” clothing store where Amanda bought underwear Italian
Patrick Lumumba Amanda’s boss at Le Chic Italian English
Apr 04, 2009 Rudy Guede Co-accused convicted of Meredith’s murder chose to remain silent Italian
Rico Rolli Chief Inspector State Police Italian
Professor Mauro Marchionni Obstetrics and gynecology expert Italian
Dr Vincenza Liviero Forensic medicine expert Italian
Apr 18, 2009 Professor Mauro Bacci Forensic medicine expert Italian
Apr 23, 2009 Alberto Intini Head of the Forensic Police Service in Rome Italian
Claudio Cantagalli Chief Inspector with the Forensic Police Italian
Gioia Brocci Assistant Chief of Police Italian
Agatino Giunta Head of the Latent Fingerprint Section Rome Forensic Police Italian
Antonino Francaviglia Police fingerprint expert Italian
May 08, 2009 Maurizio Arnone Head of the forensic police video investigation laboratory ItalianOCR
Claudio Ippolito Police photographer at the December 18, 2007 inspection ItalianOCR
Marco Perla Police fingerprint expert ItalianOCR
Cesare Iacuitto Police fingerprint expert ItalianOCR
Giuseppe Privitera Police fingerprint expert ItalianOCR
May 09, 2009 Pietro Boemia Scientific Police and private contractor / testified about bathmat and luminol prints ItalianOCR
Simona Esposito Court appointed translator ItalianOCR
Mauro Paggi Court appointed translator ItalianOCR
Dr Lorenzo Rinaldi State Police and private contractor / testified about bathmat and luminol prints ItalianOCR
Raffaele Sollecito Spontaneous statement ItalianOCR English
May 22, 2009 Patrizia Stefanoni Scientific Police lab technician / DNA expert Italian Google
May 23, 2009 Patrizia Stefanoni Scientific Police lab technician / DNA expert Italian Google
Francesco Camana Blood spatter expert Italian
May 29, 2009 Piero Sbardella Scientific Police Italian
Roberto Politi Scientific Police Italian
Giuseppe Codispoti Director Violent Crime Unit (UACV) Italian
Edgardo Giobbi Director Servizio Centrale Operativo (SCO) / Lead investigator from Rome Italian
Jun 05, 2009 Dr Gian-Aristide Norelli Civil party Kercher forensic medicine expert Italian
Professor Francesca Torricelli Civil party Kercher DNA expert Italian
Dr Luca Lalli Forensic pathologist who performed the autopsy Italian
Jun 06, 2009 Arline Kercher Meredith’s mother ItalianOCR
Stephanie Kercher Meredith’s sister ItalianOCR
John Kercher Sr Meredith’s father ItalianOCR English
Jun 12, 2009 Amanda Knox Defendant Italian EnglishYoutube
Jun 13, 2009 Amanda Knox Defendant Italian EnglishYoutube
Andrew Seliber Character witness for Amanda Italian
Jun 19, 2009 Francesco Sollecito Raffaele’s father Italian
Edda Mellas Amanda’s mother Italian
Maurizio Rosignoli Managed a kiosk at Piazza Grimana Italian
Giorgio Cocciaretto A friend of the downstairs neighbours who socialized with Meredith & Amanda Italian
Marco Miccolini A friend of the downstairs neighbours who met Laura Mezzetti & Amanda Italian
Jun 20, 2009 Professor Francesco Introna Sollecito defense forensic medicine expert Italian
Jun 23, 2009 Marco Marzan One of the guys living in the downstairs apartment Italian
Sara Boccali Raffaele’s landlord Italian
Pasqualino Coletta Was part of a group whose car broke down outside the cottage on November 1 Italian
Lucia Salsiccioli Was part of a group whose car broke down outside the cottage on November 1 Italian
Carmela Occhipinti Was part of a group whose car broke down outside the cottage on November 1 Italian
Alessia Ceccarelli Managed a kiosk at Piazza Grimana Italian English
Jun 26, 2009 Paolo Brocchi An attorney whose law office was broken into Italian English
Matteo Palazzoli Paolo Brocchi’s colleague whose law office was broken into Italian
Ana Chiriboga A shop assistant who worked for Marco Quintavalle and also cleaned for Raffaele Italian
Jun 27, 2009 Maria del Prato Owner of the nursery in Milan where Rudy Guede was caught Italian English
Spyros Gatsios “Internet cafe guy” – Character witness for Amanda Knox Italian English
Madison Paxton Character witness for Amanda Knox Italian
Jul 03, 2009 Marshal Francesco Pasquali Sollecito defense ballistics consultant testifies about the break-in Italian English
Paolo Farsi Bank Manager Italian
Raffaele Argirò Officer at Capanne Prison Italian English
Pietro Campolongo Merlin nightclub promoter who saw Rudy Guede dancing at the Domus Disco Nov 2-3 Italian
Riccardo Luciani One of the guys living in the downstairs apartment Italian
Jul 04, 2009 Mariano De Martino Sollecito character witness Italian
Saverio Binetti Sollecito character witness Italian
Corrado Candia Sollecito character witness Italian
Angelo Cirillo Sollecito character witness Italian
Gabriele Traverso Sollecito character witness Italian
Jul 06, 2009 Professor Carlo Torre Knox defense forensic medicine expert Italian English
Dr Sarah Gino Knox defense DNA expert Italian
Jul 17, 2009 Doroty Najir Amanda’s 2nd cousin in Germany testifies about her phone calls with Amanda November 2-5 Italian English
Simona Esposito Court appointed translator Italian
Bruno Pellero Sollecito defense telecommunications expert Italian
Professor Maurizio Taglialatela Sollecito defense consultant testifies about the effects of marijuana Italian
Jul 18, 2009 Hicham Khiri Acquaintance of Sophie Purton who was outside the cottage in the early hours of Nov 2 Italian English
Professor Adriano Tagliabracci Sollecito defense DNA expert Italian Google
Sep 14, 2009 Professor Adriano Tagliabracci Sollecito defense DNA expert Italian
Sep 18, 2009 Mauro Paggi Testifies about wiretaps and Amanda’s phonecalls Italian
Professor Francesco Vinci Sollecito defense consultant testifies about footprints, knife and clasp Italian
Sep 19, 2009 Professor Giancarlo Umani Ronchi Court appointed coroner Italian
Professor Mariano Cingolani Court appointed toxicologist and forensic dentist Italian
Professor Anna Aprile Court appointed sexual violence expert Italian
Sep 25, 2009 Professor Carlo Caltagirone Knox defense memory consultant Italian
Dr Walter Patumi Knox defense forensic medicine expert Italian
Sep 26, 2009 Dr Sarah Gino Knox defense DNA expert Italian English
Dr Antonio D’Ambrosio Sollecito defense computer forensics expert Italian
Oct 09, 2009 Attorneys for Amanda Knox Court of Perugia Assise Request Pursuant to Art.507 Code of Criminal Procedure Italian English
All parties Defense motions debate ItalianOCR
Nov 20, 2009 PM Giuliano Mignini Prosecution closing arguments Italian
PM Giuliano Mignini Notes for closing arguments Italian
Nov 21, 2009 PM Manuela Comodi Prosecution closing arguments Italian
PM Giuliano Mignini Prosecution closing arguments Italian
Amanda Knox Spontaneous statement Italian
Nov 27, 2009 Letizia Magnini Civil attorney for Aldalia Tattanelli closing arguments Italian
Carlo Pacelli Civil attorney for Patrick Lumumba closing arguments Italian
Francesco Maresca Civil attorney for the Kercher family closing arguments Italian
Serena Perna Civil attorney for the Kercher family closing arguments Italian
Nov 28, 2009 Luca Maori Sollecito defense closing arguments Italian
Nov 30, 2009 Giulia Bongiorno Sollecito defense closing arguments ItalianOCR
Dec 01, 2009 Carlo Dalla Vedova Knox defense closing arguments Italian
Dec 02, 2009 Luciano Ghirga Knox defense closing arguments Italian
Dec 03, 2009 All parties Rebuttals Italian
Raffaele Sollecito Final statement to the court declaring innocence Italian
Amanda Knox Final statement to the court declaring innocence Italian
Dec 04, 2009 Daniela Rocchi Rebuttal arguments Italian

Hellmann Appeal:

Date Witness Description Transcripts
Dec 11, 2010 Judge Zanetti Case review Italian
Defense Opening statements Italian
Dec 17, 2010 Giancarlo Costagliola Notes for opening statements Italian
Dec 18, 2010 Prosecution / Civil parties Opening statements Italian
Jan 22, 2011 Profs Conti-Vecchiotti Appointment of independent experts and requests Italian
Mar 12, 2011 Mauro Mandarino Owner, Disco Gradisca Italian
Rita Pucciarini Worked at Red Zone / Event organizer Italian
Ciasullo Arturo Manager, SIAE Italian
Massimiliano Bevilacqua Bus company Italian
Gaetano Ini Bus company Italian
Roa Ini Bus company Italian
Mar 26, 2011 Giorgio Brughini Owner, Disco Etoile 59 Italian
Antonio Curatolo A tramp who claimed to see Amanda and Raffaele in Piazza Grimana on the night of November 1 Italian
Isabella Lucarelli Municipal Police Officer Italian
May 21, 2011 Monica Napoleoni Deputy Police Commissioner of the Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Profs Conti-Vecchiotti Court appointed independent expert tasked with reviewing the DNA Italian
Amanda Knox Spontaneous Statement Italian
Jun 18, 2011 Mario Alessi Convicted child killer who claims Rudy Guede confessed to him Italian
Luciano Aviello Ex-mobster who claims his brother murdered Meredith Kercher Italian
Luciano Castelluccio Prisoner who overheard Rudy Guede’s confession to Mario Alessi Italian
Antonio De Cesare Prisoner who overheard Rudy Guede’s confession to Mario Alessi Italian
Ciprian Trincan Prisoner who overheard Rudy Guede’s confession to Mario Alessi Italian
Jun 27, 2011 Rudy Guede Co-accused convicted of Meredith’s murder Italian
Giacomo Benedetti Friend of Rudy Guede Italian
Amanda Knox Spontaneous statement in response to Rudy Guede’s testimony Italian English
Raffaele Sollecito Spontaneous statement in response to Rudy Guede’s testimony Italian English
Cosimo Zaccaro Prosecution rebuttal prison snitch who makes allegations against Giulia Bongiorno Italian
Alexander Ilic Prosecution rebuttal prison snitch who makes allegations against Giulia Bongiorno Italian
Marco Chiacchiera Head of the Organized Crime Section of the Flying Squad Italian
Monica Napoleoni Deputy Police Commissioner of the Perugia Flying Squad Italian
Jul 25, 2011 Professor Carla Vecchiotti Court appointed independent expert tasked with reviewing the DNA Italian Google
Professor Stefano Conti Court appointed independent expert tasked with reviewing the DNA Italian Google
Jul 30, 2011 Carla Vecchiotti / Stefano Conti Cross-examination of the independent experts Italian Google
Sep 05, 2011 Carla Vecchiotti / Stefano Conti Cross-examination of the independent experts Italian
Patrizia Stefanoni Scientific Police lab technician / DNA expert Italian
Sep 06, 2011 Patrizia Stefanoni Scientific Police lab technician / DNA expert Italian
Giuseppe Novelli Geneticist / DNA expert for the prosecution Italian
Professor Francesca Torricelli Civil party Kercher DNA expert Italian
Professor Adriano Tagliabracci Sollecito defense DNA expert Italian
Sep 07, 2011 Dr Sarah Gino Knox defense DNA expert Italian
Professor Carlo Torre Knox defense forensic medicine expert Italian
Sep 23, 2011 PM Giuliano Mignini Prosecution closing arguments Italian
PM Giuliano Mignini Notes for closing arguments Italian
Sep 24, 2011 PM Manuela Comodi Prosecution closing arguments Italian
Sep 26, 2011 Magnini / Pacelli / Maresca /Perna Civil parties closing arguments Italian
Sep 27, 2011 Giulia Bongiorno / Luca Maori Sollecito defense closing arguments Italian
Sep 29, 2011 Dalla Vedova / Luciano Ghirga Knox defense closing arguments Italian
Sep 30, 2011 Giuliano Mignini Notes for rebuttal arguments Italian
All parties Prosecution and civil party rebuttals Italian
Oct 03, 2011 Raffaele Sollecito Final statement to the court declaring innocence Italian
Amanda Knox Final statement to the court declaring innocence Italian
Judge Hellmann Acquitted and ordered to be released immediately Italian English

Nencini Appeal:

Date Witness Description Transcripts
Sep 30, 2013 All parties Opening statements, preliminary questions, defense requests, rebuttals Italian
Judge Nencini Rejects all defense requests and orders new knife test and hear Aviello Italian
Oct 04, 2013 Luciano Aviello Ex-mobster who claims his brother murdered Meredith Kercher ItalianOCR
Nov 06, 2013 Andrea Berti / Filippo Barni Reparto Investigazioni Scientifiche (RIS) experts tasked with testing knife sample 36I Italian
Raffaele Sollecito Spontaneous statement declaring innocence Italian English
Nov 25, 2013 PM Alessandro Crini Prosecution closing arguments – English Excerpts: Curatolo and the night of the murder Italian English
Nov 26, 2013 PM Alessandro Crini Prosecution closing arguments – English Excerpts: The reconstruction of the murder Italian English
Carlo Pacelli Civil attorney for Patrick Lumumba closing arguments Italian
Dec 15, 2013 Amanda Knox Letter to the Court of Appeals of Florence declaring innocence Italian English
Dec 16, 2013 Serena Perna Civil attorney for Stephanie Kercher closing arguments Italian
Francesco Maresca Civil attorney for the Kercher family closing arguments Italian
Dec 17, 2013 Carlo Dalla Vedova Knox defense closing arguments Italian English
Luciano Ghirga Knox defense closing arguments Italian
Jan 09, 2014 Giulia Bongiorno Sollecito defense closing arguments Italian
Jan 20, 2014 Luca Maori Sollecito defense closing arguments Italian
Jan 30, 2014 Ghirga – Dalla Vedova Closing Arguments Italian
Judge Nencini Verdict Italian English
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