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Jurors in Anthony trial watch jail videos of mom

Friday, June 03, 2011
Casey Anthony

Casey Anthony cries as she listens to her brother Lee Anthony testify during her first degree murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse on Wednesday, June 1, 2011. Anthony, 25, is charged with murder in the 2008 death of her daughter Caylee. If convicted, she could be sentenced to death. (AP Photo/Joe Burbank, Pool)

Jurors watched another video recording of a jailhouse visit Casey Anthony had with her parents in late July 2008 as her murder trial entered its ninth day.

In the recording shown Friday morning, Anthony told her parents her "heart is aching" because she wanted to be home with them and with Caylee. She is charged with killing Caylee in the summer of 2008. The child's body was found later that year.

If convicted, Anthony could be sentenced to death. She has pleaded not guilty. Her defense attorney says Caylee died in an accidental drowning in the family's swimming pool. The prosecution says the child was suffocated after duct tape was placed over her mouth.

Prosecutors say they expect to reach the halfway point of their case on Saturday.

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