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Casey Anthony Attorney 'Surprised by Verdict'

By: Jeff Deal Email
By: Jeff Deal Email

Orlando, Fla -- July 25, 2011 --

One of Casey Anthony's lawyers is speaking out about his infamous client. He says the verdict shocked him and also talks about whether Anthony is selling her story.

"We won, they lost, okay?"

In his gruff manner of speaking, Casey Anthony attorney Cheney Mason tackled tough questions about the case the way you might expect.

"Is it possible, is it possible that Casey Anthony was guilty and got away with murder?"

Mason:

"Well, it's possible you could go to Venus this afternoon."

Speaking with a panel at the Tiger Bay Club about Casey's murder trial, Mason hit on a wide range of topics.

"There are no offers from anyone for books, for movies, for interviews."

Everything from rumors about money to his astonishment at the verdict.

"Was I surprised? The answer is yes."

Even though he believes it was the correct verdict, he was surprised because of all the negative public sentiment surrounding Casey.

"That was the most courageous group of people that I can imagine."

He confirmed Casey is now getting counseling and he believes she is safe for now, although he didn't know how she would survive a life under the microscope.

He blew off exclusive video of a possible Casey sighting at the Orlando Executive Airport from Tuesday, as a joke, and had this to say when asked if he really knows what happened to Caylee.

"I know she drowned in the pool. I've known that since the first day I got in the case."


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