Prosecutor says copilot’s troubles were hidden

Andreas Lubitz, the copilot of Germanwings Flight 9525, had been treated for at least one “serious depressive episode.”

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Andreas Lubitz hid that he had a chronic medical condition that a doctor had deemed serious enough to keep him out of the sky.

The judges said Raffaele Sollecito (center) and Amanda Knox (not shown) did not kill Meredith Kercher in 2007.

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