Posted: Jul 4, 2011 6:55 PM by Gene Cotton
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Jurors in the Casey Anthony murder trial have ended their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.
Judge Belvin Perry called the jurors into the courtroom at 6 p.m. Monday and dismissed them for the night. The sequestered jury of seven women and five men will head back to their hotel and resume deliberating Tuesday at 8:30 a.m.
The 25-year-old mother is facing first-degree murder and other charges in the 2008 death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
All the evidence has been sent back to the jury room, but jurors will be brought into open court if they want to watch any of the video evidence. Equipment for video viewing is not available in the deliberation room.