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Casey Anthony made headlines after her two-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony, went missing in 2008. She was last seen on June 16, 2008 leaving Casey’s parents, George and Cindy Anthony, in Florida. A month later, George and Cindy were informed that the family car Casey was driving was impounded. Corresponding abc news, George spotted maggots, a garbage bag and a “rather strong” smell in the car, prompting Cindy to contact authorities to report the child, who George and Cindy hadn’t seen in a month, as missing. A day later, Casey was arrested on charges of child neglect, false testimony and obstruction. Per CNN, Casey told police that her daughter was abducted by a babysitter named Zenaida “Zanny” Fernandez-Gonzalez, whose existence police confirmed. The police cadaver dog picked up the smell of human decomposition in the car, and an air sample confirmed that human remains were once in Casey’s trunk. She was later indicted by a grand jury. Her parents launched a nationwide investigation in hopes of finding the missing toddler. Caylee’s skeletal remains were discovered on December 11, 2008 in a wooded area near the Anthony family home. Based on the condition of Caylee’s body, investigators were unable to determine a cause of death, but ruled that the young child was killed.
Millions of viewers watched the process. On July 5, 2021, Casey was acquitted of murder and manslaughter but deluded himself of lying to police on four counts. Seventeen years after the loss of her daughter, Kaylee will star in Peakcock’s upcoming documentary series where the truth lies where she dropped big bombshells, including that she was sexually assaulted by her father and that he was the one responsible for Caylee’s death. As the case sparked renewed interest online, many viewers have wondered what Casey is up to now, who she is dating, where her father is now and if her mother is still alive. Read on to find out everything we know about Casey’s personal life and if she was ever married.
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Is Casey Anthony Married Now?
Very few details are available about Casey’s relationship status. There are no reports confirming that she is married or has ever married.
Who did Casey Anthony date?
According to RadarOnline, Casey was spotted on a date with a mystery man at Bru’s Room in West Palm Beach, California in November 2019. In an exclusive interview with Radar Online, the unnamed man revealed himself to be Antony Karagiannis, a then 38-year-old bar clerk. “Your past is none of my business. I don’t know anything about it,” he told the outlet. Antony also spoke about his relationship with Casey and what he thought of her when they first met. “She’s very friendly,” he added. “When I first met her, I knew the name, but I never really read into it.
His public statement was three years ago, but details about his current relationship status with Casey have not been confirmed.
Has Casey Anthony Dated Patrick Mkenna?
Patrick McKenna was hired in October 2008 as part of Casey’s defense team. According to Investigation Discovery Crime Scene Confidential: My Search for Caylee Anthonyhe analyzed the prosecution’s charges against Casey and helped her defend herself, which subsequently resulted in her acquittal on all charges related to Caylee’s death, except for four counts of leaking false information to authorities.
After the trial, Patrick and Casey developed a close friendship. Casey reportedly moved into Patrick’s home in West Palm Beach, Fla. when the trial ended in 2011. Five years later, in 2016, he reportedly helped her start a photography business. When that business failed, Patrick helped Casey start a private detective agency. Despite their close relationship, there is no proof or confirmation that Casey and Patrick ever had a romantic relationship.
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