National News

Casey Anthony, Texas group reach settlement

Monday, October 21, 2013
Casey Anthony reacts after being acquitted of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.

Casey Anthony reacts after being acquitted of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee. (KABC Photo)

A settlement has been reached between Casey Anthony and a Texas group regarding payment obligations in the search for her missing 2-year-old daughter six years ago.

Texas Equusearch Mounted Search and Recovery helped look for her daughter Caylee from mid-July 2008 through September 2008.

Under the terms of the settlement filed last week, the agency will be allowed to have an unsecured claim of $75,000 in Anthony's bankruptcy case.

The group had objected to the bankruptcy, claiming it spent more than $100,000 during the investigation. Attorneys for Texas Equusearch Mounted Search and Recovery said Anthony knew her daughter was already dead.</p

The Florida woman was acquitted in July 2011 on charges of murdering Caylee but convicted of four misdemeanor counts of providing false information to a law enforcement officer.

She told officers a baby sitter had kidnapped the child. Authorities late learned the baby sitter never existed.

Anthony filed for bankruptcy in Florida in January.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

(Copyright ©2014 KABC-TV/DT. All Rights Reserved.)

Get more National News »


Tags:
court case, legal, national news
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement