ORLANDO, Fla. - (AP) - Authorities in Florida say Casey Anthonywill be freed July 17, not Wednesday as previously announced, as aresult of a recalculation of the time she has served.
Orange County corrections spokesman Allen Moore announced thenew release date in a press release Thursday night. He said it wasbased on a "detailed recalculation" following a judge'ssentencing of Anthony for lying to authorities about the death ofher 2-year-old daughter Caylee.
The 25-year-old Anthony was acquitted by a jury Tuesday ofkilling her daughter.
Judge Belvin Perry on Thursday gave her the maximum sentence offour years for four convictions of lying to authorities. He denieda defense request to combine the misdemeanor counts, which couldhave made her eligible for immediate release.