TAPED TRANSCRIPT OF CHRISTOPHER STUTZ
INTERVIEW CONDUCTED BY CORPORAL YURI IViELICH
CASE NUMBER - 08-069208
JUNE 30, 2008
YM - CORPORAL YURI ft/IELICH
CS ~ MS. CHRISTOPHER STUTZ
The date right now is June 30, 2008, The time right now is 0911 hours. I'm
Detective Melich with the Orange County Sheriff's Office, case number 08-
69208. i'm in my office at the Orange County Sheriff's Office with Christopher
Stutz. Chris, would you please name, your name and your birth date.
Uh, Christopher Luke Stutz, uh, 07/13/87.
Alright, Chris, you're aware this is being recorded?
Any objection to that?
Okay. Uh, you're not in custody. You're free to leave. The door is closed so we
could have privacy, but obviously you can open it up and leave at any time.
Uhm, I asked you to come down here today because I'm investigating a case
involving Casey Anthony. And uh, just on speaking with you for a couple of
minutes you have some information that! was going to, i wanted to pay attention
to, and hence the reason I want to record it. Uhm, we'll backtrack a little bit. Uh,
you say you knew Casey for about three years?
Give or take.
Okay. Uh, met her I guess while you guys were playing football?
Stutz, Christopher/Case #08-069208/GG
Yeah (affirmative), a bunch of friends, we would get together at Deerwood
Elementary and play football and she came down to visit one of her friends,
which is an acquaintance with me, and we ended up getting to talk.
What was that person's name? Do you remember?
Uhm, there's a couple of them she 'knew. Adam Lynch, Matt (spelling), and i
believe that was it right there.
And you guys met uh, i guess sometime last year you guys started to date? Is
Yeah (affirmative). We were friends and then we decided to kind of take it up a
Okay. When were you guys dating? Do you, do you kind of have a, an idea of
what month, months?
Uhm, it was (sighs), I want to