Meter Reader Sues Casey Anthony For Defamation


Salon Staff
December 23, 2011 6:00AM (UTC)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The meter reader who discovered the remains of Casey Anthony's 2-year-old daughter in 2008 is suing her for defamation.

Roy Kronk's suit was filed Wednesday. His attorney says Anthony's defense team made multiple false statements, including that Kronk killed 2-year-old Caylee, that he was a child snatcher and that he moved the remains, according to a story in The Orlando Sentinel (http://thesent.nl/s4okoK).

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Anthony initially reported her daughter had been abducted, but her attorney, Jose Baez, said during trial she knew her daughter had drowned in the family pool.

Anthony also faces lawsuits from Texas EquuSearch and Zenaida Gonzalez, whose name Anthony initially gave authorities as a possible abductor.

Anthony was acquitted of killing Caylee and released from jail in July.

A message left for Baez wasn't immediately returned.


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