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Family of teen who killed herself after sex assault settles with 1 attacker

Family of teen who killed herself after sex assault settles with 1 attacker

The family of a Northern California teenager who committed suicide after three high school students sexually assaulted her has reached a settlement with one of the attackers, their attorney said Monday.

The family of Audrie Pott, the 15-year-old Saratoga girl who hanged herself after she learned that cellphone photos of the 2012 assault had been shared among friends and other high school students, chose to settle because the assailant admitted that she was unconscious during the attack and did not consent to their actions.

"He admits the truth, which is that she was blacked out, passed out, unconscious," said Robert Allard, an attorney for Pott's family....

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