Home / Public safety / Former State Attorney Rod Smith weighs in on unexpected twist in Anthony trial

Former State Attorney Rod Smith weighs in on unexpected twist in Anthony trial

By

Casey Anthony’s mother has been back on the stand today after her surprising testimony on Thursday. Yesterday she contradicted the prosecution’s theory that Casey Anthony was the one who made Internet searches on chloroform. This development does not surprise former State Attorney Rod Smith, who in the late 1990s handled the high-profile Danny Rolling student murder trials. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Luis Giraldo discusses with Smith how Cindy Anthony testifying she had run queries on chloroform while looking up information on chlorophyll , a green pigment found in plants, could create enough doubt among jury members to prevent Anthony from receiving capital punishment.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

About admin

Check Also

The Pulse nightclub in Orlando, where 49 people were killed and 53 injured in the 2016 attack. (AP file photo)

Pulse Gunman’s Widow Pleads Not Guilty To Aiding Husband

The widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of aiding and abetting her husband's support of the Islamic State group and hindering the investigation of the 2016 attack.