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Casey Anthony not guilty of murdering daughter

A court in Orlando, Florida cleared Casey Anthony of murder, manslaughter and child abuse, but convicted her of lying about her daughter Caylee's disappearance.

Prosecutors said the 25-year-old suffocated Caylee in 2008 because she kept her back from a life of partying.

At first she said the girl was kidnapped by a nanny, then at trial said she drowned in a swimming pool. But a jury cleared her of the most serious charges.

Her lawyer, Cheney Mason said that ''our system of justice has not dishonoured her memory by a false conviction''.

Emily Buchanan reports.

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