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Casey Anthony’s parents facing foreclosure on home where baby Caylee died

The parents of Casey Anthony may finally be evicted from the Florida home where their granddaughter died over a decade ago.

A non-jury trial has been set for August to determine what will happen to the home of Cynthia and George Anthony after the pair failed to make their monthly mortgage payment.

This is now the third time since 2010 that the couple has gone into foreclosure proceedings on the Orlando home.

Cynthia and George Anthony (above in 2011) are facing foreclosure for a third time on the house where their granddaughter Caylee died

The parents of Casey Anthony, who was acquitted of her daughter's murder, owe US Bank National Association over $130K after borrowing $121K in 2010 (Orlando home above)

The parents of Casey Anthony, who was acquitted of her daughter’s murder, owe US Bank National Association over $130K after borrowing $121K in 2010 (Orlando home above)

In 2010 and 2013 the couple managed to avoid going into foreclosure at the last second (Caylee Anthony above)

In 2010 and 2013 the couple managed to avoid going into foreclosure at the last second (Caylee Anthony above)

It is US Bank National Association who filed this latest case against the couple, claiming in court documents filed in Florida’s Ninth Circuit Court that the Anthonys never made a single payment on the promissory note signed by Cynthia in 2010 after she received $121,160.

Part of that money may have been used to settle up with Bank of America, who that same year filed a foreclosure notice on the home which was later withdrawn. 

Cynthia owed $115,315.01 at the time according to legal documents and had not made a mortgage payment since the previous year.

The Anthonys ultimately avoided foreclosure, but they were put in the same predicament just a few years later in 2013 when another company came after them for money.

NationStar Mortgage stated in court papers that the couple owed $128,852.06 to the company and had not made a payment in years.

That case was dismissed just before the final hearing when a settlement was reached between both sides.

This could be the case once again for the couple, who no longer reside in the Orlando home.

The home is worth just $200,000 according to online real estate sites. 

It was the setting however for the couple’s biggest interview since their daughter Casey’s trial just last year.

The Anthonys appeared on the Investigation Discovery two-episode premiere of ‘Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery,’ and addressed his daughter’s shocking defense in her murder trial.

Casey’s lawyer Jose Baez said in his opening statement that George sexually molested his daughter and helped her hide the body of fer dead daughter Caylee after she drowned in a pool.

Casey is living in Palm Beach

Casey is living in Palm Beach

A disgusted George denied both of those allegations, and said of Casey: ‘My daughter could come right in front of me right now and say, “Dad this is what really happened,” and I wouldn’t believe her.’

He also broke down as he read the suicide note he wrote three weeks after Caylee’s body was discovered near his home in Orlando, Florida.

In the special George was asked explicitly by the production team if he ever molested Casey.

‘Definitely not. Definitely not would I do anything like that to my daughter,’ said George.

He then grew enraged and began to clench his fist as he said: ‘I sat in that courtroom that day, and to hear that opening statement from that attorney [Baez], you don’t know how much I wanted to get up and just, do something to him.’

In his opening statement in the case, Baez immediately went after George, saying that he began sexually abusing his daughter when she was just eight-years-old.

‘She could have her father’s penis in her mouth and go to school and play with the other kids like nothing was wrong,’ claimed Baez.

He went on to claim that George was the one who found Caylee dead in a pool after the toddler drowned, and that he ran to Casey holding the body and screamed: ‘Look what you’ve done. Your mother will never forgive you. You’ll go to jail for the rest of your life.’

The home is worth just $200,000 according to online real estate sites and the couple no longer lives at the property (map above)

The home is worth just $200,000 according to online real estate sites and the couple no longer lives at the property (map above)

Cynthia spoke last year about what an amazing daughter Casey had been in her younger years, and the joy Caylee had brought to her life

Baez then continued his attack on George when he was the first witness called to the stand after opening remarks, a last second move by the prosecution after learning that the defense would be making the defendant’s father a target.

He did not ask George about the molestation or the discovery of Caylee’s body, but rather made him recount a suicide attempt he made in early 2009.

George spoke about that difficult time during the special while fighting back tears.

‘I could not function after Caylee was found. I could not function,’ said George.

‘I drove as far as Daytona Beach, Florida to the most rattiest hotel. I took about 70 pills, I drank as much beer as I could, because I … I didn’t know what anymore to do.’

He then read parts of the lengthy note aloud, saying: ‘I want to hold her again, I miss her, I will always love us… I love you, Cynthia Marie – Caylee, here I come.’ 

Cynthia, who goes by Cindy,  meanwhile spoke about what an amazing daughter Casey had been in her younger years, and the joy Caylee had brought to her life.

‘Casey was just a very spirited child. She had a lot of energy, she was just the light of our lives,’ said Cindy.

‘She made people smile. Casey was very popular. She had tons of friends and lots of little boyfriends.’

She went on to speak about their bond, revealing: ‘Casey and I were inseparable. I mean we shopped together, we did crafts together, we went on walks. We were very close.’

Things got even more exciting revealed Cindy when she learned that a baby was on the way.

‘I remember one day she came up to my office, and she had just come from the doctor, and she said that she was pregnant and she was worried that I would be upset with her,’ said Cindy.

‘And I just hugged her and said,”I’m gonna be a grandma. That’s awesome.” And I hugged her and said, “You’re gonna be a wonderful mom.”‘

The day the baby arrived was the happiest of Cindy’s life.

‘I was the first one to hold her and I felt kind of guilty doing that, but oh my gosh I just melted when she handed me Caylee,’ said Cindy.

‘Caylee reminded me a lot of Casey and I think that’s where my attachment to her was, it was just like reliving having Casey again.’ 

 

 



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