Baez no longer represents Casey Anthony

Baez no longer represents Casey Anthony

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Jose Baez, who defended Casey Anthony in the high-profile murder trial for the death of her toddler daughter, officially withdrew as the mother's attorney.
Casey Anthony probation documents released

Casey Anthony probation documents released

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- The Florida Department of Corrections has released documents Casey Anthony read and signed to begin her one year of probation in a check fraud case.
DCF says Casey Anthony failed to protect Caylee

DCF says Casey Anthony failed to protect Caylee

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The Florida Department of Children and Families says Casey Anthony failed to protect her daughter, and that contributed to Caylee's death.
Is the Casey Anthony defense a copy of another case?

Is the Casey Anthony defense a copy of another case?

ORLANDO, Fla., June 21 (UPI) -- A Florida prosecutor told the judge in the Casey Anthony case an investigation is under way to determine whether her defense is mimicking another child's death.
Television for jurors in trial debated

Television for jurors in trial debated

ORLANDO, Fla., April 5 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in a Florida murder trial say they don't want jurors to watch certain television channels while they are sequestered.

Case highlights Fla. death penalty law

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 16 (UPI) -- If the murder trial of Casey Anthony ends in a conviction it will bring Florida's "hybrid" death penalty into the case, legal experts say.

Death still possibility for Caylee's mom

ORLANDO, Fla., May 11 (UPI) -- The judge in Casey Anthony's Florida murder trial Tuesday denied Anthony's motion to remove the possibility of the death penalty, court records showed.

New lawyer added to Anthony defense

ORLANDO, Fla., May 28 (UPI) -- The Florida defense team for Casey Anthony, accused of killing her daughter Caylee, says it has welcomed a veteran death penalty expert from Chicago.
Lawyer wants Anthony trial moved to Miami

Lawyer wants Anthony trial moved to Miami

ORLANDO, Fla., May 5 (UPI) -- Casey Anthony can't get a fair trial in Orlando in the death of her daughter, said her lawyers, who want the trial moved to Miami-Dade County.

Judge OKs photo release in Anthony case

ORLANDO, Fla., March 3 (UPI) -- Casey Anthony's lawyer says a jail video of her could prejudice prospective jurors when she is tried for killing her daughter, Caylee Marie, in Orlando, Fla.

Caylee trial months away

ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Casey Anthony, the Florida woman charged with killing her 3-year-old daughter Caylee Marie, appeared at a brief court hearing Friday in Orlando.

Grandparents think Caylee is alive

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A Florida couple says they think their granddaughter is still alive even though a grand jury has returned a murder indictment in her disappearance.

Homicide charges sought for Caylee's mom

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Homicide charges reportedly will be sought against Casey Anthony in the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter Caylee Marie, sources say.

Caylee's mom may have bail revoked

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A bounty hunter says he and his colleagues are considering sending Casey Anthony, the mother of a missing Florida girl, back to jail for her own safety.

Police: Anthony's trunk had dead body

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 28 (UPI) -- The car trunk of Casey Anthony, mother of missing Florida child Caylee Marie, once held a dead body, police investigators have alleged.
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Caylee Marie Anthony (August 9, 2005 – June 16, 2008) was a two-year-old girl reported missing in Orlando, Florida in July 2008, whose remains were found in a wooded area near her home in December 2008. Her 22-year-old mother, Casey Anthony, was acquitted of first degree murder, but convicted of lying to police officers, in a televised trial in the summer of 2011 that was described by Time magazine as "the social media trial of the century."

Caylee was reported missing on July 15, 2008 by her maternal grandmother, Cindy Anthony, who told the emergency dispatcher she had not seen the child for 31 days, and that Casey's car smelled as though there had been a dead body inside it. Although the mother and child lived with the grandparents, the grandmother said Casey had taken the child away for a few weeks, on what was alternately described as a business trip or holiday. It was not until July 15, she said, that Casey had admitted she had not seen her daughter for weeks.

Casey at first told detectives the child had been kidnapped by her nanny on June 9, and that she had spent the time since then trying to find her, too frightened to alert the authorities. It was soon discovered that the child had no nanny, and this became one of a series of stories Casey was forced to admit she had fabricated. With the child still missing, Casey was charged with first degree murder in October, pleading not guilty. Two months later, on December 11, the child's skeletal remains were found in a wooded area near the family home, wrapped in a blanket and hidden inside two bags. The police reported there was duct tape attached to the skull, which the prosecution later alleged had been wrapped around the child's nose and mouth before she died, making it the murder weapon. The prosecution, led by Linda Drane Burdick, sought the death penalty.

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