The facts of the Casey Anthony case may not have been clear to the public, and has led to many misunderstandings through media reports and TV news hosts who give the viewers incorrect information and are not held accountable in order to get high ratings . Nancy Grace has called the jury "weak" and questioned their intelligence and there is now fury among the public, not to mention fear for the jurors safety. The majority of the information she has reported to her viewers is not true and she has stood behind George and Cindy Anthony even though there have been many conflicting statements made to law enforcement. The world is determined to find out the truth about the death of Caylee Anthony, although we may never find out the complete truth.
If there is any question as to why the jury voted to aquit Casey Anthony of the charges I have listed simple facts of the case which were gathered based not on opinion, speculation or hypothesis, but on evidence, transcripts, statements to law enforcement, depositions and witness testimony.
According to reports made by the OCSO forensics unit, when Caylee's remains were found off of Suburban Drive, CSI Steve Hansons report indicates that there was duct tape found "near" the front of the skull. CSI investigator Jennifer Welch took photographs and reported that one piece of duct tape was lying on the front of the skull over the mouth. Additionally there were pieces of duct tape found in other areas on the scene, but not on the skull.
The prosecutions case was that Casey killed Caylee by placing three pieces of duct tape over her nose and mouth. This accusation cannot be proven and the state's conclusion as to how Caylee died is unfounded. The testimony of Roy Kronk is that he put his meter reading stick in the eye socket and lifted it off the ground proves that the skull was moved and the duct tape theory is questionable.
CSI reports also indicate that Caylee's hair had fallen off from the skull, and therefore pictures showing the hair on the skull are not accurate. If a persons hair is grown out of their scalp and not their skull and all tissue had decomposed how can the state say that the hair was attached to the skull. It may have been attached to the duct tape, but testimony and photos were very misleading.
OCSO forensics team tested the duct tape for DNA, and it was revealed that one of the team members DNA was found on a piece of the duct tape. That evidence should not be considered because it was contaminated. As far as the heart shape residue that was seen on the duct tape, it disappeared before a photo could be taken. The heart sticker was attached to a piece of cardboard a distance away from the area where the skull was found. That evidence and testimony should also be disregarded since that is a huge leap to say that the sticker was placed on the duct tape over Caylee's mouth and nose.
The only other crime scene evidence that was found including trash bags, white canvas laundry bag, etc. came from the Anthony home and was accessible by the entire family. When a search warrant was issued for the Anthony home Cindy gave them Casey's hairbrush instead of Caylee's. The pants that Casey had been wearing on June 16, 2008 had been washed by Cindy, therfore any evidence had been gone.
Evidence from Casey's car included a trash bag with garbage that had been dried out in the OCSO dry room, and also can't be considered. George Anthony stated that when he was with Simon Burch at the tow yard, that the bag was white with yellow twist tie. Simon Burch remembered something different and when he tried to locate the bag in the dumpster it was gone. OCSO had removed the bag, and when photos were taken of the bag it had a blue drawstring.
The state had witnesses testify that there were 84 searches for chloroform deleted from the Anthony home computer, but when the defense questioned these "experts" it was revealed that the columns on the report had been accidentally moved and deleted files were actually for a My Space search. The chloroform that was detected in the air sample from the trunk of the car and was tested only indicated that it was found, but the amount of chloroform could not be determined.
When the jury deliberated and was instructed to make their decision based on evidence, and witness testimony they found that the state could not prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. The verdict has been scrutinized by the public and TV personalities because they felt the jury reached the wrong decision. I hope after reading this you will understand why the jury could not agree to a guilty verdict.