How Caylee Anthony died has regularly been a thriller.
In the summer of 2008, the 2-300 and sixty five days-primitive lady vanished and wasn’t reported lacking for better than a month, when her grandmother contacted police and stated the toddler changed into perfect viewed alongside with her mother, Casey Anthony.
For better than six months, Casey — and her of us — insisted that the shrimp lady changed into alive, even supposing Casey’s automobile smelled admire human decomposition and there changed into forensic evidence that perceived to relate that the shrimp lady’s physique had been positioned contained within the trunk.
After Casey Anthony changed into charged in connection with Caylee’s demise, she confronted a high-profile 2011 trial. She changed into came across no longer guilty of raze prices.
Caylee’s destiny level-headed remains a thriller — but Casey Anthony, now 36, instructed her model of events on Casey Anthony: The place The Truth Lies, a 3-phase restricted series that’s now streaming on Peacock. In the documentary, she sits down for her first on-camera interview ever.
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In her interview, Anthony insists that she is innocent of Caylee’s killing and that she loved her daughter fiercely. She says that she would indubitably no longer beget pain Caylee and that she regrets that she would possibly possibly possibly per chance not give protection to her.
As an different, she positioned the blame for her daughter’s demise squarely on her father, George Anthony.
“I wasn’t feeling that gigantic, and I desired to build down,” she stated at some stage within the docuseries. “I had [Caylee[ lay in bed with me.”
“I was awoken by [my father] shaking me and asking me the place Caylee changed into,” she continues. “That did no longer kind sense. She would indubitably no longer even go away my room without telling me. I right this moment started having a search across the dwelling. I go outside and I’m having a search to watch the place she shall be.”
Casey says she then saw George Anthony holding her daughter.
“He changed into standing there alongside with her,” she says. “She changed into soaking wet. He handed her to me. Acknowledged it changed into my fault. That I introduced on it. But he did not flee to name 911 and he wasn’t attempting to resuscitate her. I collapsed alongside with her in my palms. She changed into heavy, and she or he changed into cold.”
“He takes her from me and he right this moment softens his tone and says ‘Or no longer it shall be okay.’ I desired to imagine him. He took her from me and he went away.”
George and Casey Anthony.
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Casey says she went to follow her then-boyfriend, Tony Lazzaro — but she did not expose anybody what had passed off. She says she wasn’t under the affect that Caylee changed into dead.
“All the diagram through the 31 days, I and not using a doubt believed that Caylee changed into level-headed alive,” she says. “My father kept telling me she changed into okay. I needed to raise finish following his instructions. He instructed me what to stay. I tried to behave as fashioned as I could possibly possibly per chance.”
In her interview, Anthony alleges that she had been sexually abused by her father, George — an elaboration of claims that her attorney made at some stage in her 2011 trial. He has denied her claims and has indubitably no longer been charged. He did not return PEOPLE’s messages for comment.
Casey, in her interview, also speculates that George can even beget staged Caylee’s drowning in notify to duvet up that he had been abusing his granddaughter — an allegation that even Casey admits she would not know for definite.
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But when asked if she had been honest to the police, Casey Anthony acknowledges that her tale changed several times. “I lied,” she says. “My lies regularly beget a kernel of truth in them. But I lied, because that’s what I changed into instructed to stay.”
In accordance with a supply within the Anthony family’s interior circle, George Anthony is privately denying the allegations. “He’s outraged and appalled,” the provision tells PEOPLE. “It wasn’t factual in 2011, and or no longer it is no longer factual now. He denies all of it, and will continue to disclaim all of it till his closing breath.”
Casey Anthony: The place The Truth Lies is now streaming on Peacock.