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Friday, Dec. 4: The trial of Amanda Knox

It's a story that has fascinated and mystified millions all over the world: American college student Amanda Knox charged with the brutal murder of her British roommate in Italy. After a trial that lasted almost a year, the case is finally drawing to a close, and now it is the jury's turn.

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Are Amanda Knox and her Italian boyfriend guilty of a gruesome crime? Or are they innocent? NBC's Dennis Murphy will take us step-by-step through the murder, the trial, and - when the jury speaks - the verdict.

Watch "The Trial of Amanda Knox" on Dateline Friday at 9 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. CT on NBC.