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.READ MORE: Jail Escapee Arrested Trying To Flee Texas At Southern Border
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.
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, the volunteer group that looked for Caylee Anthony, and Zenaida Gonzalez, whose name Anthony initially gave authorities as a possible abductor.READ MORE: Supreme Court To Consider Challenge To Harvard And UNC Affirmative Action Policies
The founder of Texas EquuSearch, Tim Miller, says the Casey Anthony knew her daughter was dead when her parents asked the group to help.
Miller says Texas EquuSearch responded with 4,200 volunteers and a month long search effort that cost more than $100,000.
Anthony was acquitted of killing Caylee and released from jail in July.
A message left for Baez wasn’t immediately returned.MORE NEWS: Hill County Home To $2M Texas Lottery Winner
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