Knox, Kercher Feuded Over Boys, Chores: Housemate

Accused killer showered in bloody bathroom, she said
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Feb 7, 2009 11:42 AM CST
In this file photo taken Friday Nov. 2, 2007, American Amanda Knox, with her then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito of Italy, looks on outside the rented house where Kercher was found dead.    (AP Photo/Stefano Medici)
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(Newser) – British student Meredith Kercher and her accused killer Amanda Knox got along well when they first moved into their shared house in Italy, but tensions grew over boys and housework, another housemate testified. She said Knox frequently brought men home, while Kercher never did, and Knox sometimes “missed her turn” doing chores, the Telegraph reports.

Witness Filomena Romanelli, 29, said she was away from the house and got a call from Knox the morning after the murder. Knox said she’d “‘just come back to the house and the door is open. I had a shower but there's blood everywhere.’” It seemed odd to Romanelli, she said, that someone would take a shower when there was blood in the bathroom. “I really don't think that's normal,”she said.