Prosecution Rests its Case in Casey Anthony Trial, Judge Says No Acquittal

By Scott Sarvay

June 15, 2011 Updated Jun 15, 2011 at 5:00 PM EST

ORLANDO (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - No acquittal for accused child killer Casey Anthony.

Shortly after the prosecution rested their case Wednesday, the judge denied a defense request for an acquittal.

Anthony's attorneys will begin presenting their case on Thursday.

They claim Caylee Anthony drown in the family's swimming pool and George Anthony, Caylee's Grandfather helped dispose of the body.

but the big question is whether Casey Anthony will take the stand in her murder trial.

The 25-year-old is charged with murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, in June of 2008.

The girl’s remains were found 6-months later near the family's home in Florida.

Thursday also happens to be the third anniversary of the last time anyone saw little Caylee alive.

The prosecution says Casey suffocated her daughter with duct tape.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "QUESTION OF THE DAY” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from 21Alive.com are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.