What's Next for Casey Anthony?
Judge to issue sentence on Thursday
- Duration 5:39
- Date Jul 6, 2011
Judge to issue sentence on Thursday
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Were you yesterday and mid afternoon during a jaw dropping verdict outrage across the country in this burning question.
Will we ever know what happened a two year old Caylee Anthony.
Casey Anthony overcome with -- -- various emotion after the jury read the verdict not guilty.
On the most serious charges and now a judge will decide what and I Casey.
Walks free after three years behind bars are good morning everybody likely you do remember when you heard the -- in the headline.
I'm Bill Hemmer welcome here to America users.
You do I'm doing well thought Andy was talking about yesterday and today of course on -- -- brought in from Martha MacCallum so Casey's parents walked right out of the courtroom after hearing the verdict some saw that as then sending a loud and clear message of disapproval with that verdict.
But Casey's defense team saying they believed from the beginning that she was innocent.
Casey did not murder -- It's that simple you cannot.
Until they've had their day in court this is a lesson.
To those of you has been indulged and media assassination for three years.
Well Phil Keating has been our man outside the courthouse in Orlando Florida -- good morning gather how likely is -- that Casey Anthony walks free this week.
It's certainly possible -- in the realm of possibility that judge development -- here tomorrow.
Convenes the sentencing hearing of Casey Anthony and says.
Time served -- good enough you've been in jail for the most part of three years you can walk free but more likely she'll probably serve another year or two.
In the orange county jail before he's finally -- -- because the 412 days that she was sentenced start eating up most of that.
Three years in jail for Casey -- those were for a six counts of check fraud.
So -- with a judge does but.
Prosecutors certainly thought that they had -- plenty of evidence that was all circumstantial.
But they had the crime scene evidence.
Caylee is remains of the woods ballot duct tape that duct tape matching a roll of duct tape and Anthony home.
They had all of that testimony of the stench of human decomposition.
At around Casey's car.
But it's possible that the defense raised.
The idea of the accidental drowning in the pool to a threshold high enough.
That that's what this jury found to be reasonable doubt they clearly did find reasonable doubt on the very serious murder charges.
But yesterday the day began with Casey Anthony facing a possible sentence of death that instead.
Four counts of lying to cops -- carrying a maximum term of one year now you talk to a lot of people down there bill it.
Do you get a sense that Casey Anthony got away with murder.
There is certainly that question being asked -- only here in Orlando but all around the country particularly here -- -- this case has been in the news.
Basically every single day for the past three years.
Everyone has an opinion that's why they had to go -- the jury from a hundred miles away from here.
There -- plenty out of tears and emotion in the courtroom yesterday as that stunning and shocking verdict came in.
The big question though is for the prosecution team is what did they do potentially wrong here because they were certainly very confident.
In their case here is Lamar loss.
We're disappointed with the verdict today.
Because we know the facts and we put in absolutely every piece of evidence that existed.
Our team did an exemplary job I'm proud of them and I stand by their work and I never ever criticizing jury.
There is is the task of deciding what to believe.
The prosecutor also said that what would really hampered the case -- fact that the decomposition in the six months it took to actually find Caylee remains.
Really hamper the prosecution because they lost so much crime scene evidence fingerprints -- -- perhaps -- -- may have found on the duct tape.
And a larger -- Phil Phil Keating thank you and Orlando.
Alison has more -- yet we need to talk more about these jurors bill because these jurors left immediately after the verdicts rating remember this was after their six weeks of being sequestered.
And none of them wanted to talk about their momentous decision.
-- twelve jurors.
Have to client to talk to see him.
There are no jurors interested in speaking to any members of the media.
So who was on this jury well we know there were seven women.
And five men who made up the jury their ages livelihoods and family backgrounds really.
-- again it.
And we're learning more information about their de facto leader that's -- -- juror number eleven and he spoke.
On behalf of his fellow jurors we don't know his name.
But he's in his early thirties and we're told he's a high school.
Physical education teacher he moved to Florida eight years ago from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania he's not a father but he is an all -- with two nieces.
So many people wondering when they emerged as jurors of birds had not gone public the question is when do they go public Georgian Cynthia Anthony meanwhile.
I'll -- more than just spectators throughout this trial both took the -- Multiple times deflecting accusations from the defense.
After they got up here -- walked out of court.
The family issued the following statement through one of their attorneys quote despite the baseless defense chosen by Casey Anthony.
The family believes that the jury made a fair decision based on the evidence presented the testimony presented the scientific information presented and the rules that were given to them.
By the honorable judge Perry to guide -- and quote more on that statement -- bit later you have.