Casey Anthony Murder Trial
Casey Anthony could be on her own. Her former lead defense attorney Jose Baez has reportedly removed himself from her legal team, according to TMZ.com.
Balloons and butterflys will fill the air early Tuesday evening at the future site of a memorial to be built in memory of Caylee Marie Anthony.
Casey Anthony, who was acquitted Tuesday of murdering her two year old daughter Caylee three years ago, will go before Chief Judge Belvin Perry on Thursday to find out how much time she will spend behind bars, if any, for lying to investigators.
As Casey Anthony stood before the courtroom Tuesday afternoon and awaited her faith South Floridians were glued to their televisions and computers for the latest on the decision. In the end, it was a shocker for many and relief for others.
After years of facing charges that she killed her daughter to lead a party lifestyle, Casey Anthony’s claims of innocence were vindicated Tuesday when a seven- man, five- woman jury rejected murder and manslaughter charges that could have sent her to death row, convicting her only of four minor misdemeanor charges.
Jurors did not reach a verdict Monday in the Casey Anthony murder trial after deliberating for almost six hours on the prosecution’s claim that the woman killed her 2-year-old daughter Caylee because the toddler interrupted her carefree partying and love life.
The defense’s closing argument in the Casey Anthony murder trial was briefly halted Sunday afternoon after chief defense attorney Jose Baez called Assistant State Attorney Jeff Ashton a “laughing man.”
Prosecutors have begun their rebuttal case in the murder trial of Casey Anthony. The first rebuttal witness Thursday was a crime scene investigator who testified she took photographs of clothing found in the Anthony family’s central Florida home.
Casey Anthony’s father wrote in a suicide note that he had unanswered questions about what happened to his granddaughter, a revelation that undercuts defense claims that the toddler drowned accidentally and he helped cover it up.
One day after asking the judge to declare a mistrial, attorneys for Casey Anthony continued their their defense as the trial entered its 30th day.