Caylee's Mom Officially Named a Suspect

Casey Anthony 'leading investigators down wrong path'
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 2, 2008 3:34 AM CDT
Bystanders and reporters gather outside the home of Casey Anthony after she was freed on bail last month.   (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)
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(Newser) – Florida mom Casey Anthony has been officially declared a suspect in the disappearance of her 3-year-old daughter, Caylee, CNN reports. Anthony was previously only labeled a "person of interest" in the case of the missing girl, who is believed to be dead. "Casey is a suspect," said a sheriff's department spokesman. "She has been uncooperative, leading investigators down the wrong path." Anthony is currently out on bail on unrelated theft charges.