ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A Jacksonville promotions company says it
will suspend sales of a blonde-haired doll that bears the name of a slain Florida toddler.
Showbiz Promotions was planning to sell its Caylee Sunshine
doll, which is named for Caylee Anthony, for $29.99.
But on its Web site Tuesday the company's president backed off the launch plan.
Jaime Salcedo said in a statement that the company reversed course after "reviewing the response to our media introduction of the Sunshine Caylee Doll and listening to the advice of the general public."
Salcedo had previously said the company wants the doll to "be a
tribute" to Caylee Anthony, whose body was found by a utility
worker in December.
Casey Anthony, Caylee's mother, is charged with the girl's
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