Casey Anthony Trial Fast Facts

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Here’s a look at the Casey Anthony trial of 2011. Anthony was accused of killing her two-year-old daughter in 2008.


August 9, 2005 - Casey Anthony, 19, gives birth to a daughter, Caylee Marie Anthony. The identity of Caylee’s father has not been publicly revealed.

June 16, 2008 - Caylee is reportedly seen alive for the last time.

July 15, 2008 - Casey’s mother, Cindy Anthony, reports that Caylee is missing.

July 16, 2008 - Anthony is arrested for child neglect, giving false statements and obstruction. She tells police her daughter vanished after she left her with a babysitter named Zenaida Fernandez-Gonzalez, who has also disappeared.

July 17, 2008 - Officers search Anthony’s car and a cadaver dog picks up the scent of human decomposition.

August 27, 2008 - Authorities say an air sample test from Anthony’s car indicate there were human remains in the trunk.