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An emotional Amanda Knox is vowing to fight her murder conviction once again, saying defiantly "this is wrong" and that she will never willingly return to Italy.

A jury found Amanda Knox guilty yesterday in the 2007 slaying of Meredith Kercher, which she spent four years in prison for before being released on appeal.

Prosecutors in Italy retried the case, however, and Knox was convicted a second time. She has been in the U.S. since her 2011 release, however.

She wasn't present for the retrial, and Friday morning, she struggled to hold back tears as she railed against the verdict, saying: “This is wrong.”

Appearing on Good Morning America, the Seattle native expressed outrage at the verdict and 28 year sentence the Italian justice system handed down.

She told Robin Roberts she is “going through waves of emotions” and said she couldn’t believe what she was hearing when the decision was read.

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An Italian court has returned a verdict in the third trial of Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, in the 2007 death of Meredeth Kercher:

Knox was found guilty of the crime for the second time in the notorious case.

Hard Knox Life

Amanda was sentenced to 28 years and six months in jail, though it's rather unclear if she'll ever serve even a day of that. More on that in a second.

The first two trials produced flip-flop verdicts of guilty then innocent for Knox and Sollecito, who were acquitted on appeal in 2011 after four years in custody.

An appeals court found that important evidence regarding blood and DNA had been handled improperly by investigators, leading to the released of the duo.

But Italy's supreme court, called the Court of Cassation, dismissed that ruling based on what it said was key evidence that had been omitted during the appeal.

A new trial, at which Amanda Knox did not appear, began in 2013.

The three-day deliberations were closely watched as jurors were tasked with either confirming or overturn the initial guilty verdict "as if the acquittal never happened."

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Amanda Knox maintained Friday that she won't return to Italy to face trial again, despite the risks involved in not going and everything that is at stake.

"I was already imprisoned as an innocent person in Italy, and I can't reconcile the choice to go back with that experience," she told Matt Lauer Friday.

"It's not a possibility. I was imprisoned as an innocent person and I just can't relive that."

"I don't think I'm going to be put back in prison. I think we're going to win. That's why I'm fighting this fight, that's why I continue to put forth the defensive argument in court."

Not going back, Amanda Knox reiterated, isn't an admission of guilt.

"I look at it as an admission of innocence, to be quite honest."

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Italy’s highest court overturned the 2011 acquittal of Amanda Knox on Tuesday, ordering a new trial in the sensational murder case that began in 2007.

The ruling means that the case against Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, will be sent back to be reheard at an appeals court in Florence.

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The two were convicted of killing Meredith Kercher of Britain in 2007, but fought the charges tooth and nail until winning their release in 2011.

With the decision by the court this week, however, it appears the case is far from over, even as the full implications of the ruling were unclear.

It is not known if Amanda Knox would return voluntarily from the United States or be extradited by Italy, a process that would require major legal steps.

If she does not appear, the case could proceed in her absence.

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