Skip to comments.Casey Anthony Case May Not be Over - New Charges Possible
Posted on 07/13/2011 7:10:03 AM PDT by MindBender26
We all know it's not over until the fat lady sings, and here in Orlando we hear the fat lady in the form of the Orange County Sheriff's Office may only be getting warmed up.
Contacts at the Sheriff's Office say they are actively investigating the possibility that at least one witness was tampered with, and now the Sheriff has confirmed this. The talk at breakfast this morning with some retired senior LEOs was that the most probable targets were either "River Cruz", the woman who undermined George Anthony's testimony by claiming she had an affair with him, or the son of meter reader Roy Kronk who found the body. The son gave testimony claiming his father was "only in it for the money." The defense spun that out that out to Kronk had lied, moved the body, etc.
Of course at this time, none of this is proven, but we do know it is being actively worked. Local LEOs still very strongly suspect that Casey killed her daughter, either through an active act of premeditated murder, or anger. A third possibility also exists that if she did not intend the child to die, Casey is at the least guilty of criminally negligent neglect or acts so outrageous (such as an intentional chloroforming that went bad) that she should have been convicted, at a minimum, for aggravated manslaughter.
It's a long shot, but if it can be shown that someone connected with Casey and/or her defense did bribe or otherwise improperly influence a witness, the case could be reopened. Although she was acquitted in state court, double jeopardy does not attach if she would be accused of depriving her daughter of her civil rights in the federal court system. That's what happened in the Rodney King case. The cops were acquitted of assault and related charges in the California state court (isn't everyone,) but then convicted in the federal courts of depriving King of the civil rights.
An even more interesting concept might be the state's possible ability to retry Casey on murder/manslaughter charges. Although it is rarely invoked, there is a concept under the law that Casey Anthony is certainly entitled to a fair trial, but so are the People of the State of Florida. If it can be shown that the People of the State of Florida did not get a fair trial due to bribed witnesses or the like, there are operations of law that would allow Ms. Anthony be retried. It would be rare and the misconduct by the defense would certainly have to be egregious, but it is a possibility. With the anger now circulating in the local law enforcement community, it is certainly not an impossibility.
History is shown there is probably only about a 10% chance that anything in this will ever pan out, but it is certainly something that a number of newsies are watching very closely. We'll let you know when we hear more
Longshot, but this psycho should have to really get a fair trial. One where the prosecution actually gets to present the whole case.
Maybe Casey can hook up with Joran VanDerSlut when she gets out Sunday.
It’ll NEVER happen. Ridiculous to even talk about it.
Ask the California cops.
Maybe. But nice to think about.
But I do think it’s not over for Casey Anthony by a long shot. I hope a slew of civil lawsuits are thrown at this stupid, ugly witch so she’s tied down for the rest of her life like a shrunken Gulliver.
On the tube today, I saw some of the volunteers who had searched at length for the “missing” girl, while all of that time Casey knew that Caylee was not missing, but was, in fact, deceased. Would they have a civil case against her?
I did’nt pay attention to this media extravaganza the first time around & I will not watch it this time either. The press will use this tragedy until there is not an ounce of blood left. What a waste of air time.
That being said we pray for the innocent child.
The media assassination continues ...
Why not put energy into the donald young killing, obama’s lover.
Oh yea, now there’s a pair.
They could name their son Damien.
Not an Orange County matter.
The media has nothing to do with it.
Proving that would be very difficult in court......
What would Anthony have used to entice a witness? She is broke, her lawyer received less than $100K for the entire case, and she is universally loathed.
The state had a complete full court press of media and an unlimited budget and still couldn't tie her to the death, they couldn't even show a cause of death.
Casey Anthony probably killed her daughter or at least was involved, however we do not convict on probably. She was judged Not Guilty by a jury of her peers. Not Guilty is not the same as proved innocent. Our system worked precisely how it is supposed to work.
LOL...I was thinking the same thing.
Who is going to sue her, who can show cause to file suit?
He is heartsick because he denied other families searching for their family members to help in this search.
what wuld they sue her for? they have no cause.
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