Casey Anthony may have accidentally killed daughter
ORLANDO, Fla. - The judge who presided over Casey Anthony's murder trial says the Florida mother may have killed her 2-year-old daughter by accident.
In a Wednesday interview with the Orlando Sentinel (http://bit.ly/2mIK8SZ ), former Circuit Judge Belvin Perry Jr. said Anthony may have been trying to quiet the child, Caylee, with chloroform and accidentally used too much.
Perry says it's a theory and if jurors in Anthony's 2011 trial had come to that conclusion, they might have convicted her of second-degree murder or manslaughter.
But Perry stressed that was just one of several theories about what may have happened to Caylee.
Anthony, now 30, was acquitted in a trial that was broadcast live on television and garnered worldwide attention.
Perry didn't fault the verdict but said evidence showed Anthony had gone online to research how to use chloroform as a sedative.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Police release video of officers beaten in New Orleans brawl
Permanent injunction wanted for proposed Ascension Parish development
Residents praising NOPD response following weekend brawl on Bourbon Street
LSU caretakers respond to Mike the Tiger pouncing video
Some Metro Councilmemebers like new road tax plan better than last one
LSU Track star Aleia Hobbs happy she could represent her home state...
14-year-old CoCo Gauff wants to be the next star in pro tennis
Pete Jenkins reflects on 2017 season
Temeka Johnson basketball camp about more than the game
Saints looking to fill backfield void during Ingram's 4-game absence