Amanda Knox reveals she will 'face her fears' and return to

Amanda Knox reveals she will 'face her fears' and return to where she was convicted and then cleared of murdering her British roommate 12 years ago Amanda Knox, 31, told an audience it was something 'I have to do and I will do it' The American was convicted but later cleared of murdering Meredith Kercher Ms Kercher was found semi-naked with her throat cut at the house in Perugia  Ms Knox and her then boyfriend, were acquitted of the killing in 2015

By Ross Ibbetson For Mailonline

Published: 08:42 GMT, 25 March 2019 | Updated: 11:00 GMT, 25 March 2019

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Amanda Knox reveals she will 'face her fears' and return to where she was convicted and then cleared of murdering her British roommate 12 years ago.

Ms Knox, 31, was speaking at the True Crime festival in New York telling the audience she wanted to help her healing process by returning to Perugia, .

The American was convicted, but later cleared, of the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher, following years of legal battles in Perugia, .

Ms Knox and her then boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, spent four years in an Italian prison and eight years on trial before finally being exonerated by the Italian Supreme Court in 2015.

Amanda Knox is escorted by Italian officers from Perugia's court after a hearing in September 2008

Amanda Knox is escorted by Italian officers from Perugia's court after a hearing in September 2008

Murder scene:  The house is pictured in November, 2007, shortly after Ms Kercher's body was found in her bedroom

Murder scene:  The house is pictured in November, 2007, shortly after Ms Kercher's body was found in her bedroom

Ms Knox, as reported by the Sun, said: 'It's very scary and every day you need to face up to something new that is terrifying but I've been lucky and I am healing.

'I have an amazing family and friends and an incredible support network. But you have got to face up to your fears alone if you want to heal and I know the

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