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Thursday
Jun092011

Casey Anthony Jury to See Grim Pictures of Caylee's Remains

Orange County Government, Florida(ORLANDO, Fla.) -- While briefly bailed out of jail, Casey Anthony altered her story of her daughter's kidnapping, telling her brother that her babysitter held her down on the ground with the help of another woman and took away Caylee because she was a bad mother.

The testimony of Lee Anthony came moments before the judge warned the jurors and court spectators that grim photos of Caylee Anthony's decomposed body would be entered as evidence and would be viewed by the court.

Casey Anthony, 25, showed little emotion as her brother, Lee Anthony, described conversations he had with his sister in August of 2008.  After being in jail for over a month, a California bounty hunter helped Casey Anthony post bail in late August.  The bounty hunter would later rescind its bond, sending Anthony back to jail.

During that brief time that Anthony returned to her parents' home, she had private conversations with her brother about what she claimed really happened to Caylee.  The Florida woman told her brother that a nanny named Zenaida Fernandez Gonzalez kidnapped Caylee with the help of her sister when all three women were at a park with Caylee.

"During that meeting, Zanny held Casey down and told her that she was taking Caylee from her and she did that with the help of her sister," Lee Anthony testified. "In Zanny's opinion, Casey was not being a good mother to Caylee and wouldn't be a good mother to Caylee.  She was taking Caylee from her to teach a lesson and also told her not to go to the police or anything like that."

Zenaida Fernandez Gonzalez never existed, a point both the defense and prosecution agree on.  Computer forensic analysts testified that there was no record of a Zenaida Fernandez Gonzalez in Casey Anthony's cellphone.

Caylee was last seen alive June 16, 2008 but wasn't reported missing until 31 days later.  Casey Anthony is accused of murdering her daughter and could face the death penalty if convicted.

Thursday's testimony follows days of forensic and scientific evidence.

On Wednesday, the prosecution claimed that Anthony not only murdered two-year-old Caylee, but plotted it for months by making numerous Google and Wikipedia searches for things like "chloroform," "neck breaking," "internal bleeding," "head injuries" and "chest trauma." 

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