She has consistently maintained her innocence in the murder of her former roommate, but new evidence may be able to uphold Amanda Knox's reconviction and force her to serve her prison sentence in Italy.
According to Radar Online, links between Knox and some drug dealers in Perugia have been confirmed, meaning the American could be extradited to Italy to face drug charges-meaning if her conviction for murdering Kercher is upheld after her final appeals case closes at the end of the year, she will be required to serve her 28 ½ year prison term.
The website reports that Italian newspaper Giallo obtained a police report for the Perugia drug ring, which was allegedly uncovered during Knox's murder investigation.
The police report allegedly reads, " During the course of the investigation into the Meredith Kercher, we have confirmed that a person whose initial is 'F' would occasionally supply drugs to Amanda Knox, as well as having a relationship with her supposedly of a sexual nature."
The newspaper reportedly wouldn't release the dealer's full name, but confirmed he had met Knox on a train from Milan to Florence, and the two kept in frequent contact, with the two reportedly calling one another before and after the murder. He and two friends, named Luciano and Lorenzo, were reportedly arrested for dealing cocaine because of the connection to Knox.
Further confirming the reports was Italian Prosecutor Luciano Giuliano Mignini, who said he couldn't answer if the dealers had any connection to Kercher's murder, but warned that any denial by Knox that she knew them could not be taken lightly.
"Amanda knows how to lie very well. She seemed sincere and credible," he said.
Knox, her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and a third man, Rudy Guede, were all arrested in connection to Kercher's murder back in 2007. Guede has been serving a 16-year prison sentence in Italy, though Knox and Sollecito both pleaded not guilty and were later acquitted in 2011.
However, a new trial reportedly focused on DNA evidence concluded this January with a second guilty verdict for the pair. Sollecito was sentenced to 25 years in prison, while Knox received 28.
Knox and Sollecito are currently preparing their final chance to appeal, with cases scheduled to be heard either later this year or in early 2015.