ORLANDO, Fla. -- Roy Kronk, the former Orange County, Fla., meter reader who discovered Caylee Anthony's remains in 2008, is suing the National Enquirer.
The focus of the defamation suit against the tabloid newspaper is a story that ran December 9, 2009, headlined "Meter reader killed Caylee."
In smaller type, the headline then says "Casey Anthony says," according to the suit.
Howard Marks, a Winter Park attorney, filed the suit in Orange County Circuit Court on Kronk's behalf. The suit seeks damages in excess of $15 million.
"We believe the article is obviously false and misleading," Marks said.
The article also included claims that Kronk engaged in "inappropriate behavior with your girls" and "holding women against their will," as well as a statement that "he was probably the one that murdered Caylee or had something to do with it," according to the suit.
In July, Marks filed suit against bounty hunter Leonard Padilla. That suit, also alleging defamation, seeks more than $15,000 in damages.
Kronk found the toddler's remains Dec. 11, 2008, in woods near the Anthony family home.
Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, was tried in Orange County in her daughter's death. She was acquitted July 5 of the most serious charges against her, including first-degree murder, aggravated manslaughter and aggravated child abuse. She was convicted of four counts of lying to law-enforcement officers.
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