Casey Anthony's roommates are speaking out. Seven years after the controversial not guilty verdict, two former roommates are revealing what Anthony was like in the days following up to (and right after) the death of her daughter Caylee. The exclusive interview with Dr. Oz airs tomorrow.
As the Orlando Sentinel reports, the roommates are Nathan Lezniewicz and Clint House.
The case of Casey Anthony continues to make headlines. On July 15, 2008, two-year-old Caylee was reported missing. Casey lied to authorities, saying that her daughter had been kidnapped by a nanny on June 9. She was charged with first-degree murder in October 2008 and pled not guilty. On December 11, 2008, the child's skeletal remains were found with a blanket inside a trash bag in a wooded area near the family home.
Casey went on trial in May 2011. Authorities alleged that the young mother had used duct tape and chloroform on her daughter and sought out the death penalty. The defense alleged that the child had drowned accidentally in the family's swimming pool and that George Anthony, her grandfather, disposed of the body.
On July 5, 2011, a jury found Casey not guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child. She was found guilty of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to a law enforcement officer. An appeals court overturned two of those misdemeanor convictions on January 25, 2013. With credit for time served, she was released on July 17, 2011.
The case continues to fascinate the public and those in the legal system. In 2011, Time called it the "Social Media Trial of the Century." In 2012, Casey told CNN and Piers Morgan that the depiction of her as a party girl and irresponsible mother are wrong and she didn't kill her daughter. "I've never been a party girl. I don't drink now. I've probably had a handful of beers since I've been on probation...The caricature of me that is out there, it couldn't be further from the truth," she said. "I didn't kill my daughter."
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