Attorney: Fla. Girl's Mom Prepared 'For The Worst'

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
The lawyer for the mother of a missing Florida girl won

Casey Anthony, left, walks with her attorney Jose Baez on Monday, Sept. 15, 2008 at the Orange County Jail just before surrendering his client on newly-filed charges in Orlando, Fla. The mother of a missing toddler, who authorities have called a person of interest in the girl's disappearance, was arrested a third time Monday on new theft charges. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Red Huber) ** DAILY SUN OUT; DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL OUT; LEESBURG COMMERCIAL OUT; PALM BEACH POST OUT; MIAMI HERALD OUT; NUEVA DIA OUT; MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NO SALES **

Orlando, Fla. (AP) The lawyer for the mother of a missing Florida girl won't say whether he expects her to be indicted on homicide charges.

But attorney Jose Baez tells the “Today” show that he and 22-year-old Casey Anthony have been preparing for the worst.

Three-year-old Caylee Anthony was reported missing in July, but her mother tells police she hasn't seen the girl since June.

The Orange County Sheriff's Office said last week that Casey Anthony is a suspect in Caylee's disappearance, though she hasn't been charged. She has been charged with child neglect and making false statements.

Baez says authorities are giving up on their search for Caylee by trying to make a case against his client.

The Sheriff's Office has declined further comment on the case.


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