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Casey Anthony Trial Update: Jury reaches verdict

Casey Anthony goes over paperwork during a break on the final day of arguments in her murder trial at the Orange County Courthouse in Orlando, Fla. on Monday, July 4, 2011. AP Photo

Casey Anthony in court Tuesday
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UPDATE: Casey Anthony not guilty of killing daughter

(CBS/WKMG/AP) ORLANDO, Fla. - After deliberating for 10 hours, the jury in the Casey Anthony trial has reached a verdict in the case against the Florida mother accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee in 2008.

Pictures: Casey and Caylee Anthony, Personal Photos

The verdict is to be read in court at 2:15 p.m. EDT.

Deliberations resumed for a second day Tuesday morning after the jury failed to reach a verdict Monday after 6 hours of deliberating.

The sequestered jury of seven women and five men was chosen from the Tampa Bay area because of exhaustive pretrial media coverage in the Orlando area and have been sequestered in an Orlando hotel. They have listened to 33 days of testimony and another two days of closing arguments.

Casey Anthony is charged with murder in the first-degree, second-degree murder, manslaughter, third-degree felony murder, aggravated manslaughter of a child, aggravated child abuse and four counts of providing false information to a law enforcement officer.

The prosecution claims Anthony suffocated her daughter with duct tape. The defense claims Caylee accidentally drowned.

If convicted of first-degree murder, Casey Anthony, 25, could face the death penalty.

48 Hours Mystery's special on the verdict, Casey Anthony: Judgment Day, will air tonight at 10/9 c.

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