Cindy Anthony, Mother of Casey Anthony, Offers Compelling Testimony Against Accused Killer

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The prosecution in the Casey Anthony murder trial once again called a crucial witness to the stand on Tuesday: Anthony's mother, Cindy.

Testifying for the third time in the trial, Cindy helped the prosecution establish and connect key bits of evidence against Casey Anthony.

Items found with murdered Caylee Anthony's remains can be traced back to the Anthony home, according to the testimony from Cindy.

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As Cindy left the stand and took her seat next to husband George, she mouthed "I love you" to Casey, but her daughter looked away.

Cindy Anthony was among the last of the prosecution witnesses. The defense case - full of shocking claims - is expected to begin this week.

Cindy testified today that a canvas laundry bag had been missing from the family home. A similar bag was found with Caylee's remains.

She also said a Winnie-the-Pooh blanket was missing; a similar one was found at the scene. But the most disturbing revelation came later.

Decomposing hair found in Casey Anthony's trunk - long, brown and untreated by chemicals - could belong to Cindy, Casey or Caylee Anthony.

Prosecutor Linda Drane Burdick also asked Cindy about her hair length, coloring and style.

"I've had this hairstyle since 2002," Cindy Anthony testified. Her hair is short and dyed blonde – not a match to the hair found in the trunk.

She also testified that at the time of Caylee's death, Casey kept her hair short and dyed – again, not a match for the hair in the trunk.

Defense attorney Jose Baez later left Cindy in tears as he tried to point out inconsistencies between her testimony and a 2009 deposition.

"I don't remember everything I said," Cindy sighed. "It was a two-day deposition."

Earlier, investigator Alina Burrows testified that a sheet of heart-shaped stickers, each the size of a dime, was found in Casey's bedroom.

That was just days after Caylee's body was found in 2008.

The jury on Monday heard gruesome testimony that heart-shaped sticker residue was found on duct tape on Caylee Anthony's skull.

Over objections by Anthony's attorneys, prosecutors showed photos of the stickers found in the top drawer of Anthony's bedroom dresser.

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CINDY YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF.
YOU RAISED A MONSTER THAT KILLED YOUR ONLY GRANDDAUGHTER-AND YOU LIE FOR HER.
THE APPLE DOESN'T FALL FAR FROM THE TREE.
WHAT A MESSED UP FAMILY.
AND WHO SUFFERED? LITTLE CAYLEE.
YOU KNOW DAM WELL CASEY KILLED POOR CAYLEE BECAUSE SHE IS A DRUNK-DRUG USING SLUT AND WANTED TO PARTY EVERNIGHT INSTEAD IF BEING A MOMMY.
THIS IS SUCH A SAD CASE-AND NOW YOU TAKE CASEY'S SIDE.
WHERE IS THE JUSTICE FOR CAYLEE?
MAY YOU ALL ROT IN HELL!

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After today I think Cindy is covering up for her daughter, and if so, sad and they have to answer to God for this

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to: freespirit - you write very well - and I agree - Cindy A.
is a voice for Caylee - thank God for her. I wonder if someone like Casey can be rehabilitated. I guess we will find out if she doesn't get the death penalty.

Ginaa

Forgive me if I am wrong, but I thought this was an open and shut case? I thought there was compelling evidence and all that? I haven't read much into the trail, but I have an Aunt who lives in FL who is saying that the entire trial is a HUGE waste of tax payer money.

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I saw a video of Cindy, talking about the case, with longer hair. ?????

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Casey Anthony on Trial Casey Anthony is an accused murderer from Orlando, Florida. In 2008, authorities believe she killed her two-year-old, Caylee Marie... More »
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