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Casey Anthony acquitted on murder charges, could be set free for conviction lesser charges
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) ' A case that involved years of forensic investigation, weeks of often highly technical testimony and untold hours of media analysis turned out to be pretty straightforward for the jurors weighing whether Casey Anthony killed her toddler daughter.
Early in their second day of deliberations Tuesday, the 12 men and women concluded the 25-year-old lied to investigators but wasn't guilty in her child's death.
Now Anthony waits to learn if she could spend her first night out of jail in almost three years since she was first accused in the case. She was only convicted of four misdemeanor counts of lying to investigators and it's possible the judge could sentence her to time already served. The four counts of lying to sheriff's deputies each carry a maximum sentence of one year.