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Former state attorney says Casey Anthony murder case not all that unusual


The defense has thrown a curve ball at the murder trial of Casey Anthony, the young Orlando woman accused of murdering her own daughter. Lawyers claim the girl drowned in a pool, and wasn’t murdered. The case has generated heavy news coverage, with 600 press credentials issued. Some are calling this the trial of the century. But the man who prosecuted the high profile Gainesville student murder case, Rod Smith, doesn’t know why this case is drawing so much attention. He talked with WUFT-FM’s Chantal Lamberth.

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