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We the People Find Casey Anthony Guilty of Murder in the First Degree
Can prosecutors prove that Casey Anthony murdered her child?
Prosecutors intend to use over 500 pages of circumstantial evidence to prove Casey Anthony killed her daughter, Caylee Anthony, in 2008. In addition to circumstantial evidence, Judge Belvin Perry ruled to allow prosecutors to use the results from air tests. These results may prove the existence of chloroform and human decomposition in the trunk of Casey Anthony's car. The ruling is very significant because the testing has never been used in any United States criminal trial case.
Still, proof of human decomposition in the trunk does not prove that Casey Anthony murdered her child. Yes, we all know it smelled "like a dead body in the damn car," but this doesn't *prove* Casey Anthony killed Caylee Anthony.
So, if most of the evidence is circumstantial, how will prosecutors get the jury to find Casey Anthony guilty of murder in the first degree? Will the Defense team paint Casey Anthony as an insane victim of an unstable family? Perhaps Casey Anthony's defense attorney, Jose Baez, will wrap up his closing argument with this quote from Cindy Anthony: "Lying doesn't mean that you're a murderer."
Will we ever hear the jury say, "We the People Find Casey Anthony Guilty of Murder in the First Degree?" Or will Casey Anthony get away with murder?