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Civil suit against Marshall dismissed

A civil suit in Georgia State Court filed by a former girlfriend of

Bears

receiver

Brandon Marshall

was dismissed May 25, records show.

Rasheedah Watley filed the lawsuit in 2009 against Marshall, accusing him of two counts each of battery and false imprisonment, in June 2007 and March 2008, and seeking punitive damages, according to the complaint.

In 2009, a jury found Marshall not guilty of misdemeanor battery charges stemming from incidents of March the previous year with Watley. The couple began dating in junior high school but the relationship grew volatile when Marshall reached the

NFL

.

The

Dolphins

traded Marshall to the Bears in March. Marshall, who in 2010 married to

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Michi Nogami
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-Campbell, never has been found guilty of domestic violence.

Attorneys for both parties declined comment.

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