Casey Anthony wants trial moved

May 4, 2009 2:31:20 PM PDT
The attorney for a Florida mother charged with killing her toddler daughter has asked a judge to move the trial to south Florida. Jose Baez filed a motion for a change of venue Monday. He told reporters that he didn't believe his client could get a fair trial in Orlando in central Florida due to the excessive local media coverage. Prosecutors did not immediately return messages asking for comment.

Casey Anthony is charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, who disappeared last summer. Caylee's remains were not found until December in woods near the house she lived with her mother and grandparents.

Casey Anthony has pleaded not guilty and claims Caylee was kidnapped by a baby sitter.

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