Internet Retailer To Sell Casey Anthony’s Clothing Items For $800 Each
Get Breaking News First
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (CBS Tampa/AP) - The trial of Casey Anthony on charges that she murdered her 2-year-old daughter Kaylee transfixed the nation during the summer of 2011 as viewers around the world watched a real-life family soap opera unfold in an Orlando courtroom.
Anthony was ultimately acquitted of the murder, but the high-profile nature of the case turned her into a prominent figure in American pop culture.
An Internet retailer who specializes in what he calls “murderabilia” is now attempting to cash in on her fame – by selling articles of her clothing for $800 each.
Eric Holler, who manages a site called Serial Killers Ink, obtained the used clothing and purses after another woman, Christina Werner, bought them at a garage sale held by Anthony herself in 2013, WESH 2 News is reporting.
“I’m catering to supply and demand,” he told the station of his reasoning for selling the items. “… I’m trying to profit, I’m running a business here. I’m not in the business of losing money.”
The items for sale are mostly purses, jeans and shorts.
In addition to Anthony’s old items, Holler also sells items previously owned by the likes of Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, David Berkowitz and Charles Manson.
A certificate of authenticity is also included with purchases over $50, according to the website.
(TM and © Copyright 2014 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2014 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)