The Tragic Case Of Two Year Old Caylee Anthony Essay

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The tragic case of two-year-old Caylee Anthony reveals the devastating consequences that murders can have on victims and their families. Caylee was an innocent toddler that lived with her mother, Casey Anthony and her maternal grandmothers, Cindy and George. On July 15, 2008 a call to 911 was sent in by Caylee’s grandmother Cindy, reporting that she hasn’t seen Caylee in 31 days and that the toddler’s mother’s car smelled like a dead body has been inside it. The toddler’s mother gave varied explanations on where her daughter was located but then admitted she hasn’t seen her in weeks. She told police that she left Caylee at her nanny’s apartment and when she returned, they were both missing. Detectives found discrepancies in a signed statement she made about Caylee’s disappearance. Casey’s friends and family had never heard of Gonzales, and detectives later found the nanny never existed. The apartment Casey and Caylee were supposed to be living with was found to be vacant for more than 140 days. On December 11, 2008, Caylee 's body was found in a blanket inside a trash bag in a wooded area near the child’s home. Investigative reports and trial testimony found duct tape near the front of the skull] and on the mouth of the toddler. In result, Casey Anthony was charged on October 2008 with first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter of a child, and four counts of providing false information to police.
After the initial charges were brought against Casey

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