I’ll be the first one to tell you that there have been plenty of arguments over what day Casey allegedly killed Caylee. Personally, I got into a dispute with a (once) regular commenter here on this blog and let me tell you, it was unsettling. What I have noticed is that more arguments and bitter fights have been started over this case than when brother fought against brother during the American Civil War. I’ve felt the sting of several people, but this one person in particular really boiled my blood. For the life of me, I don’t have a clue why a few hours would have made all that much of a difference and in retrospect, I think it was to prove me wrong, nothing more, nothing less.
On March 24, I published a post I thought would assuage those naysayers who insisted on the 15th as the date of death, while law enforcement, most armchair slueths and myself have believed that death occurred the following day. I wrote my thoughts on a post titled, June 16-19: Crucial Days. Well, it still wasn’t enough. Soon after that article ran, I published another piece titled, Anatomy of a Filicide, which chronicled my fictional account of how the murder might have happened based on research I had done, including cell phone pings. That still wasn’t enough to break the spirits of the few who chose to stand their ground.
This time, I will try to show exactly why I am so sure that Casey spent the night of June 15th at home and didn’t leave the house until early the next afternoon, as George said and as Cindy verified by making one little observation, whether she knew it at the time or not. She stated that she heard Casey and Caylee in the bedroom that morning before she left for work. The door was closed. George stated that Casey and Caylee left at 12:50 pm that day. Now, you can call George a liar. You can call Cindy a liar. You can even call Jose Baez a liar, but I’d really like you to call a cell phone tower a liar. Three of them, actually, and the only ones that pinged back and forth with Casey’s one and only cell phone. If you want to conclude Casey had a hidden cell phone somewhere, be my guest, but facts are facts, and Casey used her cell phone throughout the night of the 15th and into the 16th. Without much fanfare, I bring you data, raw data that only speaks the truth.
CELL PHONE TOWER #1 – S. GOLDENROD ROAD – Latitude 28.5028444/Longitude -81.2863333
2860 S Goldenrod Rd (Lat: 28.502778 Lon: -81.286111), Type: Pole, Structure height: 33.8 m, Overall height: 33.8 m – Registrant: Florida Power Corporation, 2600 Lake Lucien Dr Ste 400, Maitland, FL 32751, Phone: (407) 475-2231
CELL PHONE TOWER #2 – S. GOLDENROD ROAD – Latitude 28.4691667/Longitude -81.2916667
MUAYYAD MUSTAFA, 6767 South Goldenrod Road (Lat: 28.469083 Lon: -81.284028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.2 m – Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive, Ms: A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7422, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CELL PHONE TOWER #3 – NARCOOSSEE AREA – Latitude 28.4547222/Longitude -81.2636111
Jerri L Janjua, 7777 Narcoossee Rd (Lat: 28.454722 Lon: -81.263611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 42.6 m, Overall height: 45.7 m – Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email: email@example.com
These are the decimal coordinates for those three towers. Just below this text is a map I designed in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The red stars designate the location of each tower that bounced Casey’s cell phone pings back and forth. The blue star signifies the Anthony residence. Please take special notice because the house falls within the range of those three towers and you’ll observe the common overlap follows southwest of the residence. If you look closely, Casey would have been restricted to that area on the night of the 15th because her phone didn’t ping off any other towers. Either she left the house to drive across Chickasaw Trail – only to drive into a very similar neighborhood to commit the crime – or she stayed home. You’ll notice it’s tough to escape that area southwest of her house. The end result is whether she spent the night at home or in her car, parked along a residential street. You judge for yourself, but I’m convinced the crime was committed the next day. So is law enforcement.
To see the AT&T cell phone usage printout, please click HERE and go to page 16/25. Also, the range of the towers is greater than depicted. To show the actual range of all towers in the vicinity would only prove more true, that her movement was greatly restricted on the night of the 15th because her phone would have pinged off more towers.
The next map shows an overview of towers in the immediate area of the Anthony residence. You’ll note that since no other towers picked up her signal the night of the 15th, she was stationary throughout the night. She did not head north, south or east. She either remained at home or she drove across Chickasaw Trail into another residential neighborhood very similar to her own, which makes absolutely no sense to me.
The blue dot in the center signifies the house. Click to enlarge.
In a typical cell-phone system in the United States, the cell-phone carrier receives about 800 frequencies to use across the city. The carrier chops up the city into cells. Each cell is typically sized at about 10 square miles (26 square kilometers). Cells are normally thought of as hexagons on a big hexagonal grid. Because cell phones and base stations use low-power transmitters, the same frequencies can be reused in non-adjacent cells. The two purple cells can reuse the same frequencies. Each cell has a base station that consists of a tower and a small building containing the radio equipment.
To read more about how cell phones work, please click HERE.