Casey Anthony may not have not been so innocent after all.
The judge who presided over the 2011 trial — in which Anthony was acquitted of first degree murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter — said in a new interview that the infamous mother may have killed Caylee by accident in 2008.
Belvin Perry Jr., who has since retired as a judge and is now working for a private law firm, believes Anthony could have inadvertently given her daughter too much chloroform to quiet her down.
He said in a new interview with The Orlando Sentinel:
“There was a possibility that she may have utilized that to keep the baby quiet… and just used too much of it, and the baby died. That’s just one of the many theories as to how [Caylee] tragically met her death.”
The former judge shared he found no fault in the jury’s ruling of the 2011 trial, but remembers evidence showing the Orlando native had conducted internet searches about how to use chloroform as a sedative.
Prosecutors in the trial alleged that Anthony murdered her daughter and hid her body in a forest near Orlando, while the defense claimed the toddler drowned in the family’s swimming pool.
Of course, this chloroform theory is just one of many to explain what happened to the young girl — and only one person knows what really happened. Perry added:
“As I’ve expressed, the only person that really knows what happened was Casey.”
The now 30-year-old has lived in seclusion since her acquittal, but has always denied she took her daughter’s life.
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