Records: Missing Fla. girl's mom didn't want child

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- Court documents show the mother of a missing Florida toddler wanted to give the girl up for adoption before she was born.

Documents released by prosecutors Monday show Casey Anthony's mother insisted that she keep the child. Three-year-old Caylee has been missing since June.

Police say the 22-year-old Anthony didn't report Caylee missing for more than a month and then lied to them. Caylee's grandmother finally reported the disappearance in July.

Anthony faces charges of child neglect, making false statements and obstructing an investigation. She was released from jail on $500,000 bail last week and returned to her parents' home.

She has told detectives she didn't immediately report Caylee missing because she was conducting her own investigation.

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(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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