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Verdict reached in Casey Anthony trial

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial of Casey Anthony, who is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.

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Judge Belvin Perry on day 26 of Casey Anthony's 1st-degree murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla., Thursday. Casey Anthony, 25, is charged with killing her daughter Caylee in the summer of 2008.

Judge Belvin Perry says he will read the verdict at 2:15 p.m. EDT Tuesday.

The Florida jury deliberated for more than 10 hours. If convicted of first-degree murder, the 25-year-old Anthony could get a death sentence.

She could also be acquitted or convicted of second-degree murder or manslaughter.

She is also charged with lying to sheriff's detectives investigating her daughter's 2008 disappearance.


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