Divers find trash bag with toys, possible small bones, weighted down with bricks in search for Caylee Anthony
Divers searching for a sign of Caylee Anthony found a plastic bag with toys and small bones weighted down by bricks in Blanchard Park in their search for Caylee Anthony
This is BREAKING NEWS. We are being told it is now a crime scene and FBI/CSI are on their way. We will update as more information becomes available
UPDATE I: MEDIA has been moved back from the scene. LE has arrived.
UPDATE II: OSCO has left the scene and won’t be sending their divers. OSCO is saying it is NOT a crime scene. They do not believe it’s Caylee. Waiting for a report from the public information officer.
A sergeant with the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in Florida says bags found during a river search for missing toddler Caylee Anthony do not contain human remains, FOX affiliate WOFL-TV in Orlando reported.
Sgt. John Allen, a lead investigator in the case, told WOFL at the scene that he doesn’t believe 3-year-old Caylee is in the Little Econ River, where bounty hunter Leonard Padilla had hired a dive team to hunt for the child.
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Police have examined the bags and found no human bones, fingers or toes as Padilla claimed, Allen said. Investigators quickly left the area.
Sheriff’s Office: Bag, bones not linked to Caylee; Authorities say there is ‘no evidentiary value’ to missing child’s case
Divers had found a bag with toys and what appeared to be bones Thursday and authorities worked to determine if they were connected to Caylee.
But sheriff’s spokesman Jim Solomons said the items were not related to Caylee’s disappearance.