Follow the details as they happen at our special Casey Anthony trial page. CNN -- Two-year-old Caylee Anthony was not murdered by her mother as prosecutors maintain, but drowned in the family's pool in June , Casey Anthony's defense attorney told jurors during opening statements Tuesday. Anthony found her father cradling Caylee's body the morning of June 16, , he said, and George Anthony yelled at his daughter, "Look what you've done. Your mother will never forgive you. This is not a manslaughter case Anthony is accused of killing Caylee in and lying about it to investigators.
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Show transcript. Cindy Anthony leaned forward with her face in her hands and sobbed as the tape from July was played for jurors on the sixth day of testimony in the murder trial of her year-old daughter, Casey Anthony. Minutes before listening to the call in the courtroom, Cindy Anthony recounted how she had overheard Casey Anthony telling her brother that her 2-year-old granddaughter, Caylee, had been missing for a month. Why didn't you tell us? Cindy Anthony then called , saying her daughter had just told her that Caylee had been missing for 31 days.
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Deposition documents released during Casey Anthony's bankruptcy case reveal shocking details about Caylee Anthony's murder case and her relationship with her lead defense attorney Jose Baez. During the deposition of private investigator Dominic Casey -- who was hired to work with Casey Anthony's defense team about two weeks after her arrest -- he made a number of claims including, "[On] Saturday, July 26, , [attorney Jose] Baez had told me that Casey had murdered Caylee and dumped the body somewhere and, he needed all the help he could get to find the body before anyone else did," one affidavit reads. In the second affidavit, Casey said that he personally heard Anthony tell Baez and her other attorneys "to make false statements about George, Cindy, Lee Anthony, Roy Kronk and portray them as being responsible for the murder of Caylee Marie Anthony. Casey said "there was no doubt that she had psychological issues" but that Baez refused to have her evaluated by a professional.
And follow the action on Nancy's special Casey Anthony trial page. Jurors were not told why the trial ended early Thursday, and Perry asked them not to speculate. He said court would be in recess until Friday. After the jurors left, Perry spoke to members of the media in the courtroom, saying that Anthony was ill and that neither the prosecution nor the defense had any comment on the matter.