Casey Anthony release date recalculated to July 17
On Tuesday, Anthony was acquitted on first-degree murder, aggravated child abuse and aggravated manslaughter charges in the death of her daughter, Caylee. She was sentenced Thursday by Judge Belvin Perry to four years in prison for lying to police, but a court official announced shortly after that she'd be freed on Wednesday due to credit for time served and good behavior.
The new projected release date, July 17, will be her 1,007th day in jail.
When she is released, the 25-year-old Anthony must decide whether to return to a community in which many onlookers long ago concluded that she's a killer, or to a home strained by her defense attorneys' accusations of sexual abuse.