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This new book from the journalist of record for the Casey Anthony trial breaks new grouind

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The Stranger Inside

This is a confidential summary of Keith Long's reporting, his book, and an outline of his proposed documentary. This summary is not to be shared without the express written permission of the author, Keith Long.

5-13-2018 ________Keith Long_________kdlongmany@gmail.com

This outline for a documentary production of the Casey Anthony story is provided by Keith Long, based on his seven years of research from the trial record in Florida's Ninth Judicial Circuit. It includes intellectual property value from Mr. Long's book scheduled for release in 2018 {The Stranger Inside}, as well as for this proposed documentary being shopped by Mr. Mark Mori.

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The defendant in a murder trial that came to be known as, "The Trial of the Century" {Time magazine, 2011}, remains today the most hated woman in America. A Florida criminal court credentialed six-hundred media outlets to cover the case that captured a global audience who tuned in to follow the televised trial from start to finish. Virtually every adult today over the age of 23, can still cite chapter and verse from the trial. Now, the journalist of record brings forth new evidence and a new narrative that will shock the conscience of the nation. The Stranger Inside reveals for the first time, the shocking, untold story behind the murder of two-year-old Caylee, and it reveals a family that rivals the most wicked, and deceitful in American history.

This dramatic story of the Anthony family has remained close to the surface in the public's consciousness for a decade. Viewers come to this documentary comfortable in their belief that known facts confirm the killer of two-year-old Caylee was her own mother, Casey.

Now, The Stranger Inside invites the 2018 national television audience to confront for the first time their residual unspoken doubts about who really killed two-year-old Caylee Anthony, and why. In opening scenes, viewers are jerked out of their comfort zone, and captured by a new fact-based narrative. They find themselves gripped by astonishing new facts and are unable to stop the looming disruption of long-held opinions about the identity of Caylee Anthony's murderer.

Keith's tightly sourced narrative exposes the surreptitious roles Casey's parents played in covering up the identity of a family member who is in fact the killer of his own granddaughter. By the middle of the first installment in the series, the audience can't resist a newfound investment in this unexpected, challenging perspective of the case. Although initially skeptical, they are committed to learning the rest of the story and can't wait for the next series installment.

The Anthony family lives on Hopespring Drive, an ironic street name that is immediately revealed to the audience to be a fortress for horrible secrets involving incest for more than a decade. The birth of Casey's child, Caylee, does not bring joy and hope into the Anthony home. Caylee introduces a fear which infests the Anthony home and ultimately makes her the target of murder by a member of her own family the two-year-old trusted. Caylee's murderer fears she is a child of his incest. The murderer's wife fears Caylee's DNA will confirm the sexual assaults she has tried for a decade to keep a secret inside the Anthony home.

Dr. Weitz {court-appointed psychologist}: "She described {George's} physical touching and involvement all the way to sexual intercourse."

Linda Drane-Burdick {lead prosecutor}: "Did you get any detail as to the frequency of that?"

Dr. Weitz: "They could be several times a week over a course of four years {during her adolescence}."

As a victim of sexual abuse by her father, Casey was in many ways a bystander and witness to the pervasive fear in her family that would ultimately lead her to be tried for Caylee's murder. The Anthony home was a house of horrors for Casey, the single mom who is thought by virtually everyone to be Caylee's killer.

Detective Yuri Melich: "Casey's relationship with Caylee from the time you remember, how would you describe that mother/daughter relationship?"

Melina Calabrese : "She gave Caylee almost everything a little girl could need or want. She was very good with her. Just never raised her voice."

Richard Grund {fiance's father}: Uh, as far as Casey as a mother, what I saw she seemed to be a doting, loving mother. And I may have said this to you in my first e-mail: Caylee was the center of Casey's life.

This multi-part series literally takes the viewers' breath away as the Anthony family's veil of lies and murder is systematically lifted installment-by-installment. The parents concocted an elaborate plan to blame the unspeakable murder of two-year-old, Caylee Marie Anthony, on a member of their family who was a victim of sexual abuse. Keith's research answers never-before-asked questions for viewers: "Who in that home suspected Casey's father, George Anthony, was the father of little Caylee? Who in the Anthony home knew it was George's wife, Cindy, who orchestrated a coverup that protected him and her own professional nursing career? Who knew Caylee's lifeless body was left by the family murderer literally steps from the Anthony home for six months? Who in the Anthony family constructed a web of lies to hide the most heinous crime by an American family in history? Viewers are horrified to learn, it was all three: George, Cindy, and Casey!

At Caylee's birth, her paternity is in doubt, and eyes of suspicion look toward George who freaks out. He secretly raids Cindy's bank account and steals $30k; then within days, he loses it all gambling; then he files for divorce. His reason? He is afraid Caylee is his child and he wants to get out of Dodge ASAP.

Cindy asks her lawyer to give her the authority to put Caylee into her custody to protect the secret of incest. For the next two years, Cindy does everything she can to take control of Caylee away from Casey.

Detective Yuri Melich: "We mentioned before or we talked about Cindy threatening Casey by saying she was gonna..."

Michelle Murphy: "She was going to get custody."

Detective Yuri Melich: "Tell me about that. How did that come up? How

often did that come up?"

Michelle Murphy: "I don't know how often. But I know that it had been mentioned to me by Lee {Casey's brother} a few times... the custody thing of them taking custody of Caylee had been an ongoing for, if I had to guess, it would probably be for most of Caylee's life..."

Detective Yuri Melich: "How would you describe her {Casey's} relationship with her mother?"

Annie Downing : "It seemed like her mother was this horrible person, and that she's trying to control her life and take Caylee away from her.

Casey works at Universal Studios but does not leave Caylee home alone with George. To protect Caylee, she quits her job. She obeys family rules to keep her abuse secret by inventing a fictitious nanny who she can say watches Caylee for her. The entire family becomes part of an elaborate web of lies to protect one of their own, George, a sexual predator.

Linda Drane-Burdick: "There is another starred... {referring to notes}"

Dr. William Weitz: "All of them since childhood to her represented threats - mother, father, brother."

Linda Drane-Burdick: "Okay, keep going."

Dr. William Weitz: "Yes, I indicated that there were fears regarding Caylee, very divisive. That's her reaction to me, somewhat mad and angry, overwhelmed and sad. And then she described her fear basically of having Caylee in the house alone with George; fears that events that happened to her would happen to Caylee."

For two years, Casey continues pretending she has a job and uses that as a pretense to take Caylee out of the house and away from George. For the next two years, Cindy continues to try and get Casey to give custody of Caylee to her. One Sunday evening, Cindy confronts Casey, and demands for the last time Casey agree to give Caylee over to her to raise. Cindy almost chokes Casey to death in a physical argument. The next Monday morning, Caylee is murdered by someone in the Anthony family. This murder of an innocent child in the Anthony home, is followed by an unimaginable coverup by the entire Anthony family. There has never been a story like this anywhere in the annals of American crime.

Detectives called to investigate the "missing" child know the Anthonys are involved in an epic cover up. When Cindy calls police to arrest Casey and tells them Caylee is missing, she already knows Caylee has been murdered. Beginning with that call, Cindy creates a narrative for investigators that makes Casey the obvious target to be charged for the murder of Caylee.

Detectives decline to investigate the possibility that not just Casey, but the entire family is covering up Caylee's death, to protect a family member who actually is Caylee's killer. To bring an indictment against Casey, the detectives protect the killer, her father George, an ex-cop, who they need to serve as chief witness to certify charges against his daughter in front of the grand jury. In exchange, they promise he and Cindy will not be considered persons of interest. It is a deal with the devil and the final straw that locks in a false narrative that consumes the media, the public, and the investigation itself. Speaking to George, the lead detective says this:

Detective Yuri Melich: "The bottom line is that you know as a, as a father, and certainly, as detectives, I mean we really would like to, if we could find some way to resolve this and so you and your family can kind try to put your lives back together privately and get on with it, we would do it. I mean it, you know that....

Detective Yuri Melich: "Because this, this is not easy for us because you're not, your family is not a target. By putting this out, this isn't something I would do to a family."

Safe in the knowledge they are not persons of interest, George and Cindy weave a coverup of Caylee's murder unencumbered by the investigators. They knew the location of Caylee's body long before Cindy called police to report Caylee "missing." For weeks after the murder, the two-year-old's remains are decomposing in woods almost within sight of the Anthony home. For another five months, the Anthony family collectively spins a false yarn, and watch as their story is consumed throughout the news media and reported as truth. After all, Caylee's mother, Casey, was a witness to the death and didn't report it. The prosecutor, Jeff Ashton, spoke for the entire country when he said, "Listen, if a mother doesn't report the death of her child, she's guilty."

That is not what treatment psychologists in the field say. Prosecutors depose a psychologist who is assigned by the court to evaluate Casey Anthony just days before the trial. He says:

Dr. Weitz: "It is very difficult to cope with those experiences and so, traditionally, I have seen over many, many years of practice that individuals typically respond in certain defined ways, and some of those ways have to do with repression and denial of the event, and detachment of their emotions."1

Dr. Weitz: "I believe for the most part that she {Casey Anthony} as well as many normal people who experience suppression and denial can function relatively normally after a traumatic event or an overwhelming experience."

Dr. Weitz: "Remember, we're talking about denial - an unconscious process. The brain takes those sensations and places them back into the unconscious. It is not a willful, 'I am going to conceal this.' It is denial, it is unconscious."



The Anthony family knew from the beginning Caylee was murdered, who murdered her, and why. They knew it was not Casey. They also knew Casey was afraid of breaking the rules that her mother, Cindy, laid down beginning when she was an eight-year-old after the first time George sexually assaulted her, which continued for years after. Parent-abuser victims are groomed to keep their abuse secret and don't report sexual abuse by a parent. Casey herself finally said:



Casey Anthony: "I hate the fact that I don't hate him for everything he's done everything that's happened. I hate the fact that I can still love him, I am a little girl just wishing her dad can be her dad. Many years of anger, frustration, hurt and pain. Finally, I can openly speak out it, but it is painful and distressing."

With Casey in jail, the family's plan finds traction when they arrange to have Caylee's remains discovered by a passer-by. Her body is just a few yards from the side of a road, a couple of blocks from the Anthony home. But four months have passed, and surprisingly, no one has seen Caylee's body. Well, almost no one. A few months after Caylee was killed and left near the road, a meter reader assigned to the Anthony home, did find Caylee's remains. He did call police. He did wait there for police to come so he could show them Caylee's body. But the police officer who was dispatched refused to go into the woods just off the edge of the road where the county meter reader promised he would discover Caylee's body.



A few weeks later, Cindy and George hire a private investigator and order him {Casey is in jail}, to search that same spot where the meter reader {assigned to the Anthony home} says he found Caylee's remains. The Anthony's private investigator confirms her bones are visible and he reports back to the Anthonys .



Within a few weeks, the county meter reader returns to where he had originally found Caylee's remains, and calls police again. This time, the policeman walks past the side of the road with the meter reader and a few feet into the woods and reports back to his sergeant that Caylee's body has been found. The Anthonys had arranged to be in Los Angeles on that day, taping an interview for the Larry King show. They were as far away from the scene of the crime as they could get. Coincidence?



A few weeks later, the county Medical Examiner schedules her announcement of DNA results as the media waits to hear the identity of Caylee's father, and possibly her murderer. That morning, before the press conference, George Anthony drives to Delray Beach and attempts to kill himself.



This five to ten-part series includes much more, including the trial which results in Casey's acquittal, and new information on why the jury refused to convict the most hated woman in America.

Jury Foreman: "I really thought that George had very selective memory for me. And that in itself was something that I always kept in the back of my mind. For every time that he got up there, I was just kind of on guard for that. It raised questions. He could be possibly lying. Also, the fact that his involvement was going to be in question because he was there. There was a suspicion of him. That was a part of our conversation. We don't know. The suspicions were raised."

Greta Van Susteren: "Did anybody think George was believable or credible, or were others likewise suspicious of him? Suspicious that he was involved in covering up the death; suspicious he was involved with the - an accidental death, or suspicious he was a murderer?"

Jury Foreman: "All three. We don't know. We don't know. The suspicions were raised."

Greta Van Susteren: "Really, that he was a murderer?"

Jury Foreman: "All three, the suspicions were raised."

When Casey was eight-years-old, George sexually assaulted her the first

time. Ten years later, his last rape coincided with Casey's pregnancy and nine months later, the birth of her daughter named Caylee.

Ms. Linda Drane-Burdick: "The way I'm reading what you wrote, 'some instances of sexual assault from father after most sexual assaults ended.' I'm not clear...if its Casey communicating to you that even though the bulk of these assaults ended when she was 12 years old, there were sporadic episodes as she entered adolescence and young childhood of sexual contact between her and her father."2

Ms. Linda Drane-Burdick: "Alright. Did you get the impression or did you ask specifically whether or not once the child was born she thought her father could be, her father could be the child's father?"

Dr. Weitz: "That did come up."

Ms. Linda Drane-Burdick: "That George Anthony could be Caylee's father?"

Dr. Weitz: "That did come up as a discussion item."

Ms. Linda Drane-Burdick: "Did she have that concern?"

Dr. Weitz: "She had considered it, yes."

Ms. Linda Drane-Burdick: "While she was pregnant, she considered that, correct?"

Dr. Weitz: "She wasn't certain who the father of the child was. And George was a possibility in view of what I described as sexual involvement - him with her."

After the trial, George threatens to sue Casey if she ever speaks publicly about everything she knows including the day Caylee was murdered, when she and George were home together. Cindy tells the media she is sure Casey is mentally ill, and therefore whatever she says needs to be ignored.

There is much more in this documentary which reveals the Anthony family committed the most heinous murder and coverup in American history. The Anthonys conspired to coverup the murder of their own granddaughter and created the most incredible hoax on the media, the public and law enforcement in American history.

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George Anthony holding Caylee Marie Anthony

1 Ibid footnote 141



2 depositions



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