It’s hard to avoid coverage of the Casey Anthony trial if you live in the United States. I mean, what a story, right? Death is never a happy thing, but the senseless murder of a child is one that hits most of us on a visceral level.
And when you add in the possibility that said child’s mother killed her in cold blood, it grows ever more disturbing.
The nearly three-year-old Caylee Anthony disappeared in June of 2008 but was not reported missing until mid-July. Noteworthy is that the missing child report was made not by Caylee’s mother but by her grandmother.
Before June of 2008, Casey and her young daughter lived in her parents’ Florida home. After they moved out, Casey made excuses ranging from a busy work schedule to Caylee spending time with a nanny to keep …