November 9, 2007- Friday

Files from activities and events on November 9, 2007. This is the day Judge Claudia Matteini issued her motivation report concluding Knox, Lumumba and Sollecito should be placed under cautionary arrest while police investigations proceeded.

Police notices

These notices and transmittals document police activities on November 9th. The documents are grouped by who issued them. Note that the DNA analysis was indicated to start at the Rome Scientific Police lab on November 12th.

Prosecutor notices

These notices document prosecutor activities on November 9th.

Motivation reports

The motivation report issued by Judge Matteini on November 9th. The report is well worth reading since it provides a window into how the evidence was viewed by a judge at this early stage of the investigation. The English translation was arranged by the court.

Judges notices

A judicial notice and transmittal documenting the release of the motivation report (see above).


These are witness statements taken by the police on November 9th.

Intercepted calls

Transcripts of phone intercepts made by the police on Knox's two cellphones. The "summaries" PDFs contain the complete listing of the calls with transcriptions and summaries. The second "flagged by police" PDF is a spreadheet from a CSV file from the phone intercept program. It contains a subset of the transcriptions in the first file. The selections in this second file were made by the police who considered the selected conversations or text important to the case.

Phone logs

Additinal logs of text messages from Knox's and Sollecito's cellphones.

Lawyer notices

Sollecito hires an additional lawyer (Maori) and Lumumba's lawyer (Pacelli) hires a consultant.

Miscellaneous files

An article about Knox's fictional rape story, various correspondence and additional notes written by Knox for her lawyers, regarding her witness statements on November 6th, 2007 and her recollection from the night of the murder.

Relevant links
November 10, 2007