Orange County Medical Examiner has announced that the remains found last week have been identified as those of Caylee Anthony.
The remains were found last week in a wooded area a half-mile from her grandparents’ home. Her mother, Casey, is charged with first-degree murder in her death.
“It is with regret that I’m here to inform you that the skeletal remains found on December 1 are those of the missing toddler,” Orange County Medical Examiner Dr. Jan Garavaglia said.
The cause of death was homicide, but she could not determine how Caylee was killed.
Casey Anthony could face a sentence of life in prison if convicted. Prosecutors said this month that they would not seek the death penalty. However, this was before the remains were found.