Wyoming Lawmakers To Consider “Caylee’s Law”
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are set to consider whether the state needs to pass a law to make it a crime for parents or guardians not to report a missing child.
Members of the Legislature's Joint Judiciary Committee are meeting Thursday in Laramie. They will consider whether the state should move forward with a bill inspired by the Casey Anthony trial in Florida.
A Florida jury this summer found Anthony not guilty of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. The case drew wide attention in part because Anthony did not report the girl's disappearance for several weeks.
County prosecutors are scheduled to address the committee on whether they see a need for such a law in Wyoming.