PERUGIA, Italy (AP) -- A judge is considering whether an American student and her former boyfriend can be freed from jail while they await trial in the slaying of a British student in Italy.
Judge Paolo Micheli may rule later Wednesday on whether Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito can be eligible for house arrest. Their trial begins in December.
Micheli has convicted Rudy Hermann Guede of Ivory Coast of murder in the Nov. 2 death of Meredith Kercher. Micheli sentenced him to 30 years in prison.
Kercher, 21, was stabbed in the neck in the apartment she shared with Knox in the university town of Perugia.
All three denied wrongdoing.
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