Buffalo, N.Y. (WKBW)- Florida may be more than 1,000 miles away from Western New York, but people in the area are still touched by the death of two-year-old Caylee Anthony and shocked by the not-guilty verdict.
The girl's mother Casey Anthony was acquitted of murder after nearly three years of speculation and a two-month long trial. Defense Attorney Jose Baez claimed the little girl died in an accidental drowning in 2008 but her mother became the prime suspect when authorities found out that it had taken a month for her to report Caylee missing. Caylees's body was later found in a wooded area near the family's home. Although Casey has been found not guilty on the most serious charge, she has been found guilty on four counts related to lying to police.
People here in Western New York area also are speaking out about the verdict.
"She's getting away with murder, wrong verdict. Let's se you long it takes for her to disappear," Facebook Users sad.
Sentencing is set for Thursday and the most Casey can serve for the four years behind bars and she has already served two and a half.
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