Search terms found on the internet at the home of Casey Anthony, charged with the murder of her daughter, could provide compelling evidence against her, according to reports.
The trial of Casey Anthony, charged with the murder of her two-year-old child, has transfixed America. The trial
Casey allegedly told investigators after the disappearance that she had left her daughter with a baby sitter on June 9, and never saw the two again. Her explanation for not contacting police was because she apparently had been making her own investigations into the disappearance.
However investigators say Casey was lying and evidently pictures later show her to have been partying after her daughter’s disappearance. She was arrested by Police on Julyu 16 2008 and charged with child neglecft, providing false statements and obstructing a criminal investigation.
She said she didn’t notify police because she had been investigating the disappearance on her own and was scared, according to multiple press accounts.
Court documents released in November 2008, for example, show that someone searched the Internet in the Anthony home for phrases like “neck-breaking,” “shovel,” and “household weapons,” while a law enforcement official said air samples showed a human body had once been held inside the trunk of Casey’s car. Traces of chloroform, a substance used to induce unconsciousness, were also detected inside the woman’s car, according to officials.
Casey allegedly told fellow inmates at the Orange County Jail details about her daughter’s death that only authorities knew.
Casey has pleaded not guilty in the death of her daughter. She also is charged with aggravated child abuse, aggravated manslaughter of a child and providing false information to law enforcement. If convicted on murder charges, Casey could face the death penalty.