Casey Anthony case mystery: A private investigator testifies that a psychic contacted him and directed him to the spot where Caylee's body was found a month after his search.
The judge in the trial of Casey Anthony, accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter, mysteriously and abruptly recessed the case on Saturday morning saying only that “a legal issue has arisen.”
Casey Anthony's brother and mother both took tear-filled turns on the stand Friday, as the defense tried to paint a more human portrait of a dysfunctional family.
Caylee Anthony was reported missing to the Orange County Sherriff's office on July 15, 2008, by her grandmother, Cindy Anthony. During the same call, Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, told the operator that her daughter had been missing for 31 days. Caylee's remains were found five months later.
The prosecution in the Casey Anthony trial had argued Casey sought information on chloroform before using it to drug her daughter. But Cindy Anthony said she searched for chloroform on the family computer.
Defense attorneys for Casey Anthony are seeking to put the prosecution on trial, alleging an at times incompetent investigation into Caylee's death. The tactic could be working with some jurors.
A top forensic pathologist said Saturday in the Casey Anthony trial that Caylee, 2, was already dead when duct tape was affixed to her face. Prosecutors say the tape was the murder weapon.
The defense in the Casey Anthony trial called an expert who said the lack of bugs in Anthony's car suggests that she could not have hidden a body there for days.
Three years to the day after Caylee died, the defense began to make its case in the Casey Anthony trial. Seven forensic scientists and crime scene investigators were called to the stand.
With the conclusion of the prosecution's circumstantial case in the Casey Anthony murder trial, several mysteries remain, including how her daughter died and why, and who is Casey Anthony?