Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 07/19/2011

Casey Anthony visited ‘chloroform’ site once, not 84 times


Casey Anthony and her attorney Jose Baez leave the Orange County Jail in Orlando on July 17. (Reuters)
Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her daughter, Caylee, by a jury of 12 men and women. But the court of public opinion has found the verdict wanting, causing some to criticize the jury for their decision.

Now the software designer who testified that Anthony searched for the term “chloroform” and visited Web site sci-spot.com 84 times, a key part of the prosecution's case, is saying that information was wrong, the New York Times reports.

After John Bradley redesigned his software and found the error, he brought the information to the prosecution and police June 25, but the jury was never told about the discrepancy and the record never corrected.

“I gave the police everything they needed to present a new report,” Bradley told the Times. “I did the work myself and copied out the entire database in a spreadsheet to make sure there was no issue of accessibility to the data.”

The State Attorney’s Office in Orlando did not respond to the Times’ request for comment. The media relations commander for the Orange County Sheriff’s Office told the paper, “We’re not going to relive the trial again.”

One of Anthony’s attorneys, Cheney Mason, said, “If in fact this is true, and the prosecution concealed this new information, it is more than shame on them. It is outrageous.”

Anthony was released from jail Sunday, and her current location is being kept a secret to protect her.

By  |  11:42 AM ET, 07/19/2011

 
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