Mark Lunsford received a wealth of goodwill as the bereaved father traveled the country telling the heartbreaking story of his daughter's disappearance and death.
Attitudes appeared to change last month after he announced his intention to sue the law enforcement officers who came to his aid in those trying times. It prompted those same neighbors who helped Lunsford search, mourn and advocate for his 9-year-old daughter to turn a skeptical eye toward his every move and question whether his motives were financial.
John Couey listens to closing arguments in the Miami courtroom.
Audio: An excerpt of Citrus County Sheriffs detectives interviewing John Couey on March 17, 2005.
Warning: Extremely graphic.