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Casey Anthony: True Hollywood Story Set to Air‎

October 14, 2011

Casey Anthony, who was acquitted of murdering her two-year-old daughter Caylee, will be the subject of a “E! True Hollywood Story next Wednesday at 10 p.m.

From the Orlando Sentinel:

Does Casey Anthony rate an “E! True Hollywood Story”? Well, she’s getting one at 10 p.m. Wednesday on E!, of course.

Those interviewed include journalists, former Anthony boyfriends, a former high school friend, former defense attorneys and Zenaida Gonzalez, who is suing Anthony for defamation. Gonzalez says her life was ruined when Anthony linked her to the disappearance of Caylee Anthony. Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder in July in the 2008 death of her daughter.

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Casey Anthony: Lawsuit Filed Against National Enquirer

October 13, 2011

Richard Grund, the father of Casey Anthony’s ex-fiancee Jesse Grund, has filed a lawsuit against the National Enquirer.

From WESH:

Attorneys for Grund said the National Enquirer speculated in the article that Anthony’s daughter, Caylee, had been a victim of a satanic ritual carried out by Grund, who is a Pentecostal minister. The attorney said the claims are defaming.

Casey Anthony: Big Depositions Coming Next Week…

October 21, 2010

There are a quite a few high profile depositions scheduled to take place next week in the case against Casey Anthony. This should be interesting…

From WESH:

Those to be deposed include Anthony’s ex-fiance, Jesse Grund, and the son of the former meter reader who discovered Caylee Anthony’s remains.

Court documents indicate three of the depositions are scheduled for Tuesday, including Anthony’s former fiancée, Grund, his father, Richard Grund, and Orange County Corrections Officer Sylvia Hernandez. Hernandez was fired after allowing Anthony to exchange secret letters with a jailhouse pen pal.

Casey Anthony: Witness List Revealed

March 23, 2010

It looks like Zenaida Gonzalez’s witness list includes more than 150 people.

Included are Casey Anthony, man of her friends, George Anthony and Cindy Anthony and her defense attorney, Jose Baez.

There are additional names that can be found below. Looks like a “who’s who” in this case. Thoughts?

From the Orlando Sentinel:

Attorney John Morgan filed the witness list Friday in Orange County Circuit Court.

Also among the potential witnesses: Private investigators Dominic Casey and Jim Hoover; California bounty hunter Leonard Padilla, who helped post Casey Anthony’s bond; FBI agents; FDLE agents and detectives from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office.

Morgan could call Anthony’s ex-boyfriends as witnesses — including Jesse Grund, Ricardo Morales and Anthony Lazzaro, according to his list.

Casey Anthony: Focus of the ’48 Hours Mystery’ Episode

October 15, 2009

A little more information about the upcoming episode of ’48 Hours Mystery’, scheduled to air this weekend.

From the Orlando Sentinel:

A stranger killed Caylee Anthony, her mother’s defense team says in an interview to air this weekend on 48 Hours Mystery.

Duct tape found with the child’s remains has DNA on it that belongs to an unidentified person, and that evidently is key to the defense’s approach. Caylee’s mother, Casey Anthony, is charged with first-degree murder in her child’s death last year.

“Somebody else is the killer of this child,” attorney Linda Kenney Baden tells CBS’ Maggie Rodriguez.

The program will air at 10 p.m. Saturday on WKMG-Channel 6. Those questioned include George and Cindy Anthony, Casey’s parents; Jesse Grund, Casey’s former fiancé; and Zenaida Gonzalez, who is suing Casey for defamation.

The interview with defense lawyers Kenney Baden, Todd Macaluso and José Baez is the headline from the hour, Rodriguez said.

Casey Anthony: More on ’48 Hours Mystery’ Epidode

October 15, 2009

Thanks, (as always!) to Hal Boedeker for a great post this morning, updating readers on the upcoming 48 Hours Mystery episode focusing on the Casey Anthony case.

Sounds like there is going to be a lot of praise from Casey’s fiancee Jesse Grund towards Caylee as well as a lot of blasting of Casey.

I love a quote from Grund surrounding the ending of their engagement: “She claimed I loved Caylee more than I loved her.”

Should be fun! 🙂

Please follow the link below for the full posting. And be sure to check out Hal’s blog! You won’t be disappointed!

From The TV Guy:

Jesse Grund praises Caylee Anthony and blasts her mother, former fiancee Casey Anthony, in an interview to air this weekend on “48 Hours Mystery.”

The CBS newsmagazine shared excerpts from some interviews in the hour report. Maggie Rodriguez of “The Early Show” is the reporter. The program airs at 10 p.m. Saturday on WKMG-Channel 6.

“Caylee was a really easy baby, I gotta be honest … so wonderful,” Grund says. “I fell in love with her as soon as I saw her.”

Casey Anthony told Grund that he was Caylee’s father, but a paternity test proved otherwise. (Casey Anthony is shown conferring with attorney Jose Baez in this August photo by Red Huber of the Sentinel.)

“It said zero-percent probability that I was the biological father,” Grund says. “It was relieving and heartbreaking at the same time. I didn’t want anybody to be that little girl’s father except for me.”

Casey Anthony: State to Seek Death Penalty

April 13, 2009

In a dramatic reversal, the Florida state attorney’s office announced Monday it will seek the death penalty against Casey Anthony.

Wow! And Baez may not be able to handle the case because he is not certified to defend capital punishment cases.

Big news! Thoughts?

From the Associated Press:

Florida prosecutors plan to seek to the death penalty against Casey Anthony, who is charged with murdering her young daughter whose remains were found in swampy woods months after she was reported missing.

Anthony claimed that Caylee was kidnapped and has pleaded not guilty. Her trial has been tentatively set for October.

Prosecutors filed papers of intent to seek to have Anthony executed if she is convicted of first-degree murder, said Danielle Tavernier, a spokeswoman for the State Attorney’s Office in Orlando.

Anthony’s legal team already has lawyers who are qualified to defend death penalty cases and are prepared “for a vigorous defense,” said Marti Mackenzie, a spokeswoman for Anthony’s attorney, Jose Baez.

“This is not a death penalty case,” Mackenzie said. “We will do whatever is necessary to defend Casey Anthony from the state trying to take her life.”

From CNN:

The state had previously said it would not ask for the death sentence for Anthony.

The development could have a major impact on how the case plays out at trial, including whether defense attorney Jose Baez can stay on the case.

Baez has not been certified by the court to defend capital punishment cases.

Prosecutors announced their change in strategy in a letter of intent. Read the letter of intent (pdf)

Meanwhile, Anthony’s defense filed a motion on Friday with Orange County Circuit Court, seeking more phone records from a dozen people involved in the case. The motion asks for any and all records for “phone calls, text messages, P2P communications, Internet usage, WAP usage, and cell tower pings.”

The defense wants records from the defendant’s parents, George and Cindy Anthony; her former fiancé, Jesse Grund; her brother, Lee Anthony; a friend, Amy Huizenga; and Roy Kronk, the meter reader who found Caylee’s remains in December of last year.