CARROLLTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Candra Grindele admits that’s she’s an avid Facebooker. The Carrollton mother of three was also an avid viewer of the Casey Anthony trial. “The justice system worked, but in a way, it failed,” said the 26-year-old.
In the wake of her disappointment with the verdict, Grindele is taking part in a Facebook campaign called, “Porch Lights On For Caylee Marie Anthony.”
“I thought it was a really great idea and so I invited all my friends,” Grindele said. “I kept track of it and it spread like wildfire.”
The campaign has inspired more than two million people, worldwide to turn on their porch lights in memory of 2-year-old Caylee Anthony. Participants were asked to leave their lights on starting Tuesday night through 6:00 am Thursday.
“I thought it was a great idea to pay tribute to her. To show that justice may not have been served, but we all love you,” Grindele added.
Pam Russell posted: “The court system did not fail her, the lack of evidence did. Obviously, 12 people all agreed quickly that it was not proven beyond a reasonable doubt that Casey murdered Caylee.”
Cindy Lemaster tweeted: “A child is still dead, a killer walks free and the electric company is getting a little bit more money. How does a porch light help?