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  • To silence Caylee during the murder

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  • To stage a kidnapping

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    Poll: What was the duct tape used for?

    Do you think the duct tape was used to silence Caylee during the murder, used to stage a kidnapping, or something else?


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    I think it was used to silence Caylee IMO KC could care less what pain Caylee felt. She just didnt want here screaming to draw attention.
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    I voted other because I don't believe Casey staged a kidnapping, or even really thought about it, until the day police were called.


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    I think the staging of the kidnapping was as far as her planning went, and she believed she could get away with the Zani story because people seemed to buy her lies all the time.


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    I believe the duct tape was to silence Caylee. MOO
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    Quote Originally Posted by toledo View Post
    I think the staging of the kidnapping was as far as her planning went, and she believed she could get away with the Zani story because people seemed to buy her lies all the time.

    Good point.

    I`m not sure about the duct tape, but voted staging.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mysteeri View Post
    Good point.

    I`m not sure about the duct tape, but voted staging.
    I lean towards the idea that the kidnapping story didn't gel until the 15th of July when CA brought KC home from AL's. When their mom was out of the room, KC didn't tell LA that Caylee was kidnapped. She just said she hadn't seen her in 31 days. Near that point, CA asked "who took her?" and the kidnapping story evolved from there. JMO.

    So IMHO I believe the duct tape got tangled on the head during the flooding and winds, or was placed there at the time of death, not as a part of any staged kidnap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by toledo View Post
    I think the staging of the kidnapping was as far as her planning went, and she believed she could get away with the Zani story because people seemed to buy her lies all the time.

    but here's what I don't get about the kidnapping theory: if you wanted people to believe your kid had been kidnapped, why wouldn't you act frantic with worry and call the police immediately? waiting 30 days and then being like "yeah, she's at disney world, cocoa beach, wherever" nonchalantly, is not a good way to make your case. or maybe she did, because I don't know in what world she's living in that she thinks her kid can go missing for 30 days and no one will ever notice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by future criminologist View Post
    but here's what I don't get about the kidnapping theory: if you wanted people to believe your kid had been kidnapped, why wouldn't you act frantic with worry and call the police immediately? waiting 30 days and then being like "yeah, she's at disney world, cocoa beach, wherever" nonchalantly, is not a good way to make your case. or maybe she did, because I don't know in what world she's living in that she thinks her kid can go missing for 30 days and no one will ever notice.
    Well, the longer no one realized Caylee was missing, the more fun KC could have, and she didn't want to draw attention to her missing daughter. Remember, she said "I've been trying to do my own investigation, which was stupid". It's not a good way to make her case, but she's been trying to convince everyone that "Caylee will be in danger" if she spills the beans. Sheesh, her parents bought it!


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    Quote Originally Posted by cuppy199 View Post
    I think it was used to silence Caylee IMO KC could care less what pain Caylee felt. She just didnt want here screaming to draw attention.
    ITA, I think it was used to keep her quiet in case she woke up. I wonder if they do tests like this at the Body Farm, take some of the cadavers and put duct tape on them and leave some on dry land and put some in water to see what happens and to see what skin looks like after it has been under duct tape for a period of time. I would think the tape would preserve the skin to some extent.


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    Quote Originally Posted by toledo View Post
    Do you think the duct tape was used to silence Caylee during the murder, used to stage a kidnapping, or something else?
    Wow~ thanks for this and I thought I was the only one that thought it was staged!


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    I voted other. I think she used the duct tape to block body fluids from coming out of the mouth after she died.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Baznme View Post
    I voted other. I think she used the duct tape to block body fluids from coming out of the mouth after she died.
    Ditto.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Baznme View Post
    I voted other. I think she used the duct tape to block body fluids from coming out of the mouth after she died.
    To block body fluids the eyes, ears, nose and anus would also had to have been taped up. Just taping up the mouth would not have worked.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Baznme View Post
    I voted other. I think she used the duct tape to block body fluids from coming out of the mouth after she died.
    This is my theory for the time being as well. I know there are "other" orifices but yeah....This just made the most sense to me.
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