Almost ten years ago, the name Casey Anthony dominated American’s news cycle. Anthony was acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, in a 2011 jury trial. Most of the nation, and especially Nancy Grace, were shocked that Anthony was found not guilty. Now, in a different lawsuit, she may be.
Roy Kronk, the meter man who first discovered Caylee’s body, is suing Anthony for defamation.
During the murder trial, Anthony’s lawyers blamed Kronk to be responsible for Caylee’s murder, claiming he killed Caylee, planted her remains, had her body for months and is guilty.
Kronk filed defamation complaints in 2011 regarding those statements made during the trial. However, the defamation case was put on hold after Anthony filed for bankruptcy in 2013.
Now, five years later, Anthony filed a motion for a summary judgment against Kronk, arguing that her comments were not defamatory. Kronk on the other hand, argues that the case should go to trial in civil court, specifically in the same courthouse where Anthony’s murder trial was held.
Kronk’s lawyer, Howard Marks, believes that because Anthony no longer has bankruptcy issues, this case should be seen before a jury in the Orlando state courthouse.
Will Anthony be found guilty this time? Seeing as that Kronk was never convicted for the murder and that Anthony’s accusations did in fact intend to damage Kronk’s reputation, especially considering the magnitude of attention this case carried in the public eye, I believe Anthony just might lose this case. What do you think?
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