This is incredible. Harper’s Magazine:
From hundreds of letters sent to Casey Anthony, a twenty-four-year-old Florida woman arrested in 2008 on charges of murdering her two-year-old daughter, Caylee. Floridaâ€™s state attorneyâ€™s office, which released the letters in June, has said that it will seek the death penalty in Anthonyâ€™s trial, scheduled for next year.
Here’s the first one.
My name is Leon. Iâ€™m doing a twenty-year bit for involuntary manslaughter, tampering with evidence, abduction, and abuse of a corpse. It sounds worse than what it really is.