Very little is known about Casey Anthonybrother, Lee Anthonyin the years since her headline lawsuit in 2011, but all we know is that they didn’t have the typical sibling relationship – and Lee has played a very big role in how her the trial is over.
Casey was charged with the death of her daughter Kaylee Anthony in 2008, and Casey’s own brother opposed her. Lee claimed that Casey kept her daughter, Kaylee, away from the family because she was a “bad bitch.” He also described the smell in Casey’s car as “offensive” by witnesses, and prosecutors believed it was the smell of a decomposing body, believed to be Kaylee’s.
Casey’s acquittal of her daughter’s murder has left her out of sight, but the details of the trial are still under discussion. Some important details about Lee also surfaced during and after the conclusion of the highly publicized trial. Continue reading below for five facts about Lee.
He was not invited to Kayleigh’s birth.
Lee was not in the hospital when his niece was born when he discovered that Casey was hiding her pregnancy from him. “I was angry,” he said then. “I didn’t want to be there … They didn’t want to include me.”
Lee originally owned a car that allegedly carried Kayleigh’s body.
Casey’s older brother originally drove the infamous white Pontiac Sunfire with stains in the trunk, where, according to prosecutors, Cayleigh’s body was transported. However, he denied the allegations, saying the stains were on it when the car was purchased in 2000.
Lee accused of sexually assaulting Casey
At the attorney Jose Baezin his opening remarks, he accused Lee and Casey’s father of George Anthonyabout harassment of the defendant. Casey’s ex-fiancé, Jesse Grund, also claimed that her brother “groped” her, saying, “She told me that one night in recent years she woke up one night when Lee stood over her.” DNA results proved that neither Lee nor George were Kayleigh’s fathers, and they both denied the allegations.
Casey and Lee have a tense relationship
The siblings are no longer in touch, and Casey did not attend Lee’s wedding to wife Mallory Parker in 2012. Associated PressCasey also revealed that she does not speak to her parents.
“I don’t want to see her, I don’t want to talk to her. I always said that I would never talk to my daughter, ”said George in an interview with the TV channel. Daily crime surveillance… “I really lost my daughter and granddaughter in 2008.”
Lee Anthony – Dad
The Florida native welcomed Parker’s son Lee Anthony in 2013. It is unknown if Casey met her nephew or if he has any more children.