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Crime Judge from Casey Anthony case enters race for Orange-Osceola state attorney

11:50  07 february  2020
11:50  07 february  2020 Source:   wesh.com

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Orange County Courthouse, Florida Orange - Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala announces for Orange and Osceola counties in 2020 – and within hours, former Orange - Osceola Chief Judge trial of Casey Anthony , said he’s giving “strong consideration” to running for Orange - Osceola state

Judge Belvin Perry, who rose to fame as he presided over the Casey Anthony murder trial in 2011, is running for Orange-Osceola state attorney.

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The former chief circuit judge filed to run on Thursday, according to the state department of elections.

Perry spent 25 years on the bench, and 11 as chief assistant state attorney under former State Attorney Robert Eagan.

He told WESH 2 News in May that he was considering a run for the office.

Since making those comments, State Attorney Aramis Ayala announced that she will not be seeking re-election.

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