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Grandparents Sell Caylee Anthony's Toys at Yard Sale

Posted by on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:07 PM
JRM
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Casey Anthony's Parents Sell Late Granddaughter Caylee's Toys at a Yard Sale

REUTERS/Red Huber/Pool; Orange County Sheriff's Office
This is not really the sort of estate sale that makes you stop and go "ooh."

But George and Cindy Anthony had customers all the same.

The parents of Casey Anthony, who was found not guilty of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee Anthony, held a yard sale over the weekend outside their home in Mount Dora, Fla., according to Radar Online.

The items up for grabs? Their late granddaughter's toys.

"When I pulled up, they were taking tarps off the yard sale items that were covered due to the rain," eyewitness Christina Werner told Radar. "I immediately noticed the two white canopies over the yard sale tables because they looked like the tents used in the search for Caylee."

Werner said that she seemed to be the only customer who realized who the Anthonys were and the significance of what they were selling.

Caylee's remains were found on Dec. 11, 2008, in a trash bag in a wooded area not far from the family's home, about five months after Cindy reported her missing to police, saying she had not seen her granddaughter in 31 days. The child's death was ruled a homicide by undetermined means.

After a televised trial that received an incredibly amount of publicity, Anthony was found not guilty of first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaugth of a child in 2011. She was found guilty of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to law enforcement and was released from jail days later with credit for time served.

Werner told Radar that she bought toy heart lockets, a kid-size luggage set, a Winnie-the-Pooh backpack, a Tigger bag and several teddy bears.

She also found what appeared to be pants and purses that had belonged to Casey and she said that she bought a number of the purses at a discount—a fact that seemed to anger Cindy.

"When it came time to buy the items, [George] did not tell [his wife] he had discounted the purses and she was so upset about that," Werner said. "She began yelling at him and said he should have told her. I think the difference may have been a whole 10 dollars, but she was upset."

Whether it has anything to do with the yard sale or not, Casey filed for bankruptcy protection in January and is being sued for defamation by two different people in connection with accusations the now 27-year-old Casey and her defense attorney, Jose Baez, made during her trial.

Casey has largely remained out of the public eye, minus her appearance in several homemade video blogs that she made shortly after her acquittal, which may have been leaked online and not intended for public viewing.

"I did not mean for this to happen and wish it would all go away," the person who claimed responsibility for posting the videos told E! News in January 2012. "It snowballed out of control. I feel sorry for her because the media is ripping her and the video apart. They need to let the girl live. I respect the constitution and she was found not guilty."
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snookyfritz
by Platinum Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:15 PM
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I think that's a bit tacky, an anonymous donation to a thrift store would probably have been more appropriate

Seasidegirl
by Gold Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:19 PM
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That family has no class, and that is the least of their weirdo problems.

Sisteract
by Whoopie on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:20 PM
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Quoting snookyfritz:

I think that's a bit tacky, an anonymous donation to a thrift store would probably have been more appropriate

 Yep

And no attraction for the weirdos.

JoshRachelsMAMA
by JRM on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:22 PM
That poor little baby girl. :(,
finnbar
by Bronze Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:23 PM
Trash. They are nothing but excrement. I believe that child was killed by somebody in that family and they all conspired to cover it up.
LindaClement
by Thatwoman on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:24 PM
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What are they supposed to do with them?

FromAtoZ
by AllieCat on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:25 PM

I am not really surprised.


Seasidegirl
by Gold Member on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:31 PM

 


Quoting LindaClement:

What are they supposed to do with them?

Well, a friend's son died, and rather than sell his stuff, she had it donated. Faster. And she didn't want to make money off of her son's death.

These people are attention whore-y.

 

tanyainmizzou
by on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:36 PM

I wouldn't know what they looked like.


Goodness me some of you are so judgmental about them.

LindaClement
by Thatwoman on Jul. 10, 2013 at 2:39 PM

Nice if you can afford it.

Quoting Seasidegirl:



Quoting LindaClement:

What are they supposed to do with them?

Well, a friend's son died, and rather than sell his stuff, she had it donated. Faster. And she didn't want to make money off of her son's death.

These people are attention whore-y.



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