(CBS/AP/WTSP) ORLANDO, Fla. - The judge in the murder trial of Casey Anthony, who is charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, says jurors may be picked from the Orlando area near where the body was found if they can't be selected in another location in Florida.
Circuit Judge Belvin Perry said at a hearing Friday that he still planned to pick jurors from outside the Orlando area for Anthony's trial next month. Jurors will likely be brought to central Florida, where they will be sequestered for the trial. If jurors can't be chosen in a week, the judge said he will consider returning jury selection to Orlando.
"If we are unable to get a jury from the location that we have - and I will entertain arguments on that next Friday - it is my intent to begin jury selection here in Orange County," Perry said according to CBS affiliate WTSP.
The judge prefers to use jurors outside of Orlando because of the media attention the high-profile case has received.
Anthony has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder. She says a babysitter kidnapped her daughter, who was found dead in a wooded area in 2008.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin May 9.