Casey Anthony to go free July 17

(AP) - Authorities in Florida say Casey Anthonywill be freed July 17, not Wednesday as previously announced, as aresult of a recalculation of the time

ORLANDO, Fla. - (AP) - Authorities in Florida say Casey Anthonywill be freed July 17, not Wednesday as previously announced, as aresult of a recalculation of the time she has served.

Orange County corrections spokesman Allen Moore announced thenew release date in a press release Thursday night. He said it wasbased on a "detailed recalculation" following a judge'ssentencing of Anthony for lying to authorities about the death ofher 2-year-old daughter Caylee.

The 25-year-old Anthony was acquitted by a jury Tuesday ofkilling her daughter.

Judge Belvin Perry on Thursday gave her the maximum sentence offour years for four convictions of lying to authorities. He denieda defense request to combine the misdemeanor counts, which couldhave made her eligible for immediate release.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Brooklyn residents flocked to stores on Sunday to 1 Brooklyn residents prep for nor'easter
2 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22
Police have made an arrest in connection with 3 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
A nor'easter is making its way to the 4 Forecasters: 1 to 3 inches of rain possible on Monday
Theresa Gorski's family took her off life support 5 Woman allegedly strangled by husband dies

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE