THE murderer of British student Meredith Kercher wants to write to her family apologising for “not saving her” but insists he did not kill her.

Rudy Guede, 34, was freed three years early from a 16-year jail term.

Dan Jones - The SunRudy Guede, who murdered British student Meredith Kercher, wants to write to her family to apologise for ...not saving her' '/ '

AlamyDespite his conviction, Guede, 34, insists he did not kill Meredith, pictured, in Perugia, Italy, in 2007 '/ '

Meredith was found dead at her shared house in Perugia, Italy, in 2007.

Guede told a pal: “I was there but I didn’t kill her.

...I want to write to Meredith’s family and apologise for not saving her life. I should have called an ambulance when I found her dying.”

At his 2008 trial the court accepted he tried to stem the blood from Meredith’s stab wounds.

He was convicted of “being an accessory with others” never identified.

Meredith’s US flatmate Amanda Knox and her then boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were also initially convicted of murder but later acquitted.

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AFPGuede told a pal ...I was there but I didn’t kill her' '/ '

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