Time says that Jose Baez’s opening comments tried to explain why his client wasn’t trustworthy. He said that George Anthony and his son Lee had been sexually abusing Casey Anthony since she was eight years old. Casey’s abuse is said to be the reason she lied a lot. She didn’t seem to care about what happened after it happened. In addition, both men passed paternity tests to prove they were not Caylee’s fathers.
After dropping this bombshell for the first time, Baez never brought it up again. The state called George to the stand as a witness and asked him about the claims that he had hurt his daughter. Even though he denied it, the jury was convinced. According to ABC News, Judge Perry told them, “There’s no evidence at all that the defendant’s father or brother did anything sexual to her.”
Later, the prosecution looked at the digital files of the Anthonys. Someone had typed “how to make chloroform” into Internet Explorer around the time Caylee died. According to Criminal Brief, Cindy accidentally looked up how to make chlorophyll when she saw their dog tired after eating some bamboo. Click Orlando said that the prosecution would have found a search for “foolproof suffocation” if they had looked at the Firefox history.
How far does the law allow Casey Anthony to be tried a second time for killing her daughter?
Even though it’s been twelve years, Casey Anthony and the death of her daughter Caylee are still fresh in the minds of many true crime fans. Many people thought Anthony killed her 2-year-old daughter Caylee because she didn’t report her missing, made up an alibi, and didn’t seem sad about her daughter’s death, even though Anthony was found not guilty of the crime (via CNN).
People may think Anthony is guilty, but the law against double jeopardy keeps her from being tried again for killing Caylee. Cornell Law School says that the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution “makes it illegal to try someone again for almost the same crime.”
Anthony was found not guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter of a child, and child abuse, but she did serve time for lying to police (via In Touch).
Casey Anthony, who used to be on the show “Scandal,” seems to have moved on with her life.
Since her highly publicised trial in 2011, Casey Anthony has kept a low profile and started a new career, which was a complete surprise to everyone. AP says that Anthony sent in the paperwork he needed to create a private investigation firm in December 2020. Case Research & Consulting Services is listed at the given address, and the owner is listed as Patrick McKenna, Anthony’s lead investigator. Anthony might or might not use her new skills as an investigator to discover who killed her daughter.
Even though Anthony has kept a low profile, Caylee’s legacy lives on through several laws that were rushed through state courts after the trial. The Crime Museum says that these laws often called “Caylee’s Law,” have made it a crime for a parent or guardian not to report a missing child within 24 hours.
Where is Casey Anthony now after Caylee’s sad death? How is she doing right now?
Fans of true crime still can’t get over how sad it was to learn about Casey Anthony’s murder trial. Since Anthony’s daughter, Caylee, went missing and was thought to be dead, over a decade has passed. Yet, Anthony is 36 years old and tries to live a normal life.
Where are you now, Casey Anthony?
In March 2020, an insider told In Touch that Casey was “writing a full and authoritative story of her life, the sadness of losing Caylee, and everything that came after.”
She had already written three chapters when we met her. She knows that people will criticise her choices in the book, but she is sure that her story is unique and must be told. “No one else has been there, so no one else can tell you what it was like,” the source said.
What does Casey Anthony plan to do?
In 2016, Anthony worked as a researcher and tried to start a business selling photos. She joined Twitter under the name “Case Photography LLC” but quickly took it down when she started getting more questions about the trial than requests for photos.
In Florida, Anthony opened his private investigation firm in December 2020. The “Case Research & Consulting Services LLC” papers for her new business were sent to the Florida Division of Corporations on December 14. The Daily Mail got a hold of these papers.
In January 2021, a close friend of Anthony’s told People that, despite rumours to the contrary, Anthony doesn’t want to look into the death of her 2-year-old daughter in 2008. “That’s the end of that part of her life,” the insider said. As a result, she won’t start her own business to find out what happened to Caylee.
Instead, Anthony wants to help people who are in legal trouble. The person said she knows what it’s like to be wrongly blamed. She wants to help other women who have been improperly accused get the justice they deserve.
She is getting ready to act in a biopic.
In June 2019, Anthony said she wrote a screenplay about her life after Caylee died. Yes, I drank and pretended it didn’t happen. “As I Was Told” is the movie’s name because I did what I was told to do. “I had to act like a different person for those 31 days,” Anthony told the Daily Mail about the plot of her movie.
In September 2020, a person who worked on the movie told People that it “just hasn’t gotten off the ground.” Then the Coronavirus came out, “and the picture lost all its momentum.” So this thought has been shot down.
In May 2022, a source told In Touch that Anthony won’t do the documentary unless it’s “on her terms.”
“I’m sure she wouldn’t hesitate to leave if things aren’t going her way,” the person said.
The insider said that Anthony had been given more than one chance to tell her story. First, she was going to write a book, but now people are discussing making a documentary. They said that people are always trying to date her, but she always turns them down. She says she wants to move on with her life and has no desire to be famous. Even though most people think she’s just trying to set the record straight.
Casey is dating and hanging out with people again.
After years of staying out of the public eye, Anthony was finally seen again in 2019. Someone close to Anthony said, “She thinks she’s paid for her sins.” And now she is out having fun. She is finally starting to meet new people and have a social life by going on dates.
Anthony was out again with his friends, but she was not ready to “settle down” yet. Someone close to Anthony says he dated a man a few years ago, but they broke up in the end.
In August 2021, a source told In Touch that Anthony “has been playing underground poker games and going out all the time.”
A person who often played poker with Anthony said that Casey goes to poker parties after work. “Six or eight of her friends come over and sit around a green-clothed table with her. They play cards and drink beer.”
Casey Anthony says that she wants a bigger family.
People reported in October 2018 that a third source said, “For a long time, she was like, ‘No way,'” when asked if she would ever think about having more children. “But that has changed over time, and she is much more open to it now than she was back then.”
George Anthony, Casey’s dad, said that the idea worried him. “Now that she can be a mom again, I hope she does a better job than the first time.”
Some of the jurors in the Casey trial can’t stop thinking about it.
On May 20, 2021, ten years after the Anthony trial, one of the jurors talked publicly about how his decision to find Anthony not guilty had affected him. He told the magazine People that he wishes he had tried harder to get her convicted of a lesser crime, like aggravated manslaughter, instead of murder. But, as in the case of child abuse, the least that can be said is that. At the time, I didn’t know much and didn’t stand up for my values.
Who wants to know where Casey lives?
Anthony’s daughter was found dead in 2011, and her case went to court. In 2017, she lived with Patrick McKenna, the private investigator who led the investigation into the crime, in South Florida. McKenna is also known for his work on the murder trial of former NFL player O.J. Simpson, who was found not guilty in the end.
In August 2021, In Touch reported that some of Anthony’s West Palm Beach neighbours “want her out” of the area.
“It’s a great neighbourhood full of friendly people and successful professionals raising their children. Casey makes me feel like I’m going to die. “Everyone I know in my area is,” said the source.
Anthony spreads the word that she is in the area, so everyone knows she is there. People have heard that she “drives around” and works out.
Casey might say that her parents like her if they tell her.
In a rare interview on the Investigation Discovery show Crime Scene Private, Casey’s mother, Cindy Anthony, met up with the detective who helped find her granddaughter’s body.