DNA Results Shed Little Light on Caylee Case

Labs see evidence of 'decompositional event' in chloroform-soaked car trunk
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 24, 2008 5:02 PM CDT
Members of the media surround the car containing Casey Anthony, mother of missing 3-year-old child Caylee Anthony.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – No positive identification of Caylee Anthony’s body could be made from DNA analysis of evidence gathered from her mother’s car trunk, the Orlando Sentinel reports today. However, investigators found “an unusually large concentration of chloroform.” Odor analysis yielded hints of a “decompositional event that could be a human origin.” Hairs found in the trunk could belong to Caylee or her mother, Casey.