Sentence halved for Meredith Kercher murderer
5:05pm 22nd December 2009
A court in Italy has upheld the conviction of one of the men who killed Yorkshire exchange student Meredith Kercher.
Ivory Coast national Rudy Guede was jailed for 30 years after a fast-track trial, but that sentence has now been halved on appeal.
Amanda Knox and Rafaelle Sollecito were also found guilty of Meredith's murder and are serving 26 and 25 years in jail respectively.
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