Anthony testimony ends early, to resume Tuesday

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Testimony has ended early for the day in the Florida murder trial of Casey Anthony, who is accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter.

Jurors heard testimony this morning from a pair of FBI forensic examiners. The prosecution’s next witness does not arrive in Orlando until Tuesday afternoon, so Judge Belvin Perry recessed just after noon.

He also says the state has notified him that it could finish presenting its case early as Wednesday. Depending on the length of the defense’s case, Perry thinks the jury could begin deliberating around June 25.

Anthony is charged with first-degree murder in the death of her daughter, Caylee. She faces a death sentence if convicted. Prosecutors contend Anthony suffocated Caylee with duct tape. The defense says Caylee drowned in her grandparents’ pool.

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