A judge on Friday ordered the release of a video that authorities say captures Casey Anthony’s initial response to learning that law enforcement officials had discovered human remains while searching for her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee.
The video shows Anthony rocking a bit in her chair, and then hunching over. Later, Anthony is seen talking to her attorney.
The quality of the video — taken in a waiting area near the jail’s medical facility — is poor. It’s grainy. It does not contain audio. And it’s shot from so far away that it’s difficult to detect any facial reactions. Anthony can be seen breathing heavily at one point, and she bends forward several times.
Her reactions could be interpreted in various ways, and a previous judge had ordered the video sealed, saying it might be inflammatory, affecting her chance of getting a fair trial.