Casey Anthony Refused Plea Deal Even Though Her Lawyer Considered It

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Casey Anthony refused to entertain the thought of a plea deal even for a second when prosecutors offered one in 2008.In his new book “Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story,” Jose Baez, Anthony’s lead defence attorney, wrote the prosecution offered to let Anthony plead guilty to aggravated manslaughter of a child and avoid the death penalty, the New York Post reported.

At the time, Baez wrote, he thought the plea deal would be in Antony’s best interest.

But Anthony vehemently denied she had anything to do with daughter Caylee’s death and refused to consider the deal, which would have sent her to prison for 13 years, according to the Post.

Anthony was ultimately acquitted of any wrongdoing in Caylee’s death but was convicted on four misdemeanour counts of lying to investigators.

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