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Amanda Knox New Boyfriend: James Terrano Reportedly Makes An Appearance In Seattle

First Posted: 11/10/11 05:45 PM ET Updated: 11/10/11 09:32 PM ET

Spotted in Seattle: a radiant Amanda Knox. Knox has recently stared dating old friend James Terrano and on a recent stroll through the city the couple visibly enjoyed each other's company.

According to the International Business Times, 24-year-old Terrano is a classical guitar student at the University of Washington. The couple has kept quiet about their relationship, but family members confirmed the two are dating.

From The Daily Mail:

On Friday, the couple emerged separately from the shabby £950-a-month apartment they share in Seattle's rundown Chinatown area with Amanda saying: "I can't tell you anything." Mr Terrano said "I'm sorry" when asked if he was 'serious' about her. But his nuclear physicist brother William, later confirmed that the two were in a relationship.


Only last week, Knox's former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito appeared on Italian television and briefly addressed his relationship with Knox. Sollecito said he prays every night for Amanda, but is unsure if he will visit his ex-girlfriend in the United States.

Knox and Sollecito spent four years in Italian jail, accused of the murder of Knox's British roommate Meredith Kercher. Knox won her appeal in a highly publicized trial in October 2011 and returned home later that month.

Below, see a timeline of events in the murder of Meredith Kercher and Amanda Knox trial:
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  • Nov. 2, 2007

    British student Meredith Kercher, 21, is found murdered in the Perugia, Italy apartment she shares with 20-year-old Amanda Knox, an American student. Post-mortem examination reveals evidence of sexual activity before death.

  • Nov 6, 2007

    Knox and 23-year-old boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito (right) are arrested. Knox's boss, 38-year-old bar owner Patrick Lumumba, is also arrested after revealing he'd canceled Knox's shift the night Kercher is murdered. He is released Nov. 19.

  • Oct. 28, 2008

    A third suspect, 20-year-old drug dealer Rudy Hermann Guede, is sentenced to 30 years in jail after confessing to being in the house on the night of the murder. He maintains his innocence, instead blaming an Italian stranger for the crime.

  • Sept. 26, 2008

    Knox and Sollecito meet in court for the first time since their arrests.

  • Jan. 16, 2009

    Knox and Sollecito's trial begins.

  • March 6, 2009

    After claiming she was pressured to name a suspect, Knox tells the court she was at Sollecito's house when Kercher's murder took place.

  • Nov. 21, 2009

    Italian prosecutors request life sentences for both Knox and Sollecito.

  • Dec. 4, 2009

    Jury retires to consider verdicts. Both defendants are found guilty. Knox was sentenced to 26 years in prison, while Sollecito received 25 years. On Dec. 19, Guede's sentence is decreased to 16 years.

  • June 17, 2010

    Knox appears at a preliminary hearing in view of her upcoming appeal trial.

  • Oct. 1, 2010

    Knox briefly reappears in an Italian court for a hearing on possible police slander charges.

  • Nov. 24, 2010

    Knox was escorted by a policewoman into the same Perugia courtroom where the first trial was held.

  • Nov. 8, 2010

    Knox is indicted on slander charges for claiming she was beaten by police when questioned in 2007 about her roommate's slaying.

  • Nov. 24, 2010

    Knox returns to court for the start of her appeals trial, about a year after the American student was convicted of killing her British roommate in a case that drew global attention.

  • Nov. 24, 2010

    The appeal trial for both Knox and Sollecito is scheduled to open in Perugia.

  • Nov. 24, 2010

    The 23-year-old was convicted in December 2010 of sexually assaulting and murdering Meredith Kercher, and sentenced to 26 years in prison.

  • Nov. 24, 2010

    Knox chats with her lawyer Carlo Della Vedova.

  • Nov. 24, 2010

    Sollecito, right, is escorted by a penitentiary police guard as he arrives for a hearing in the appeals trial.

  • Nov. 24, 2010

    Knox is escorted by a penitentiary guard.

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