ORLANDO, FL - (AP) - A Florida jury has acquitted Casey Anthonyof murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
Anthony showed no reaction when the jury's verdict was readTuesday after more than 10 hours of deliberations. But she began tocry shortly after and hugged her attorney. She could have receiveda death sentence if she had been convicted of first-degree murder.
She was found guilty of lying to investigators. Judge BelvinPerry will sentence her Thursday.
Caylee disappeared in June 2008 and her body was found in woodsnear her grandparent's home six months later.