ORLANDO, Fla. – The meter reader who discovered the remains of Caylee Anthony has accused Leonard Padilla of making personal attacks against him and has threatened to sue the celebrity bounty hunter.
The attorney representing Roy Kronk, the Orange County worker who found the remains in a wooded lot in December, sent a letter to Padilla accusing him of trying to connect his client to Caylee's mother, Casey Anthony, her family and her defense team. Kronk said Padilla is using the national media to smear his name.
The letter reads, in part, "... even though your public statements are pure speculation, with absolutely no factual basis, they are taken by many who do not know better as being true."
Meanwhile, Anthony's family is set to give depositions in the civil case against her this week.
Anthony's parents, George and Cindy Anthony, and her brother, Lee Anthony, will answer questions from the attorney representing Zenaida Gonzalez, who claims that Casey Anthony accused her of kidnapping Caylee.
Casey Anthony's attorneys argue that Gonzalez has not proved her reputation has been damaged.
Casey Anthony remains jailed on first-degree murder charges in the death of her daughter. She told investigators she left Caylee with a woman named Zenaida Gonzalez at an Orange County apartment complex in mid-June, but the pair was gone when she returned to pick up her daughter.
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