The parents of Jessica Logan, a teen who committed suicide a month after graduating from high-school, are suing their daughter's ex-boyfriend, who circulated among his friends a nude photo of Jessica that she had "sexted" sent via text message to him while they were dating. Jessica's parents are also suing the school she attended, Sycamore High,for negligence, as well as several of the teens to whom Jessica's boyfriend showed the picture, for "severe" emotional harassment. The suit was filed in Ohio by Cynthia and Albert Logan who say that the students' "degrading sexual insults" caused their year-old daughter Jessica, their only child, severe emotional distress, which led her to kill herself in July , a month after graduating from high school. The complaint filed by the teen's parents names the city, school district, ex-boyfriend, and the friends to whom he purportedly sent the picture. The couple are seeking punitive damages for discrimination, civil rights violations, the invasion of privacy, and emotional distress, reports the Courthouse News Service. The Courthouse News Service explains ,.
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By Lydia Warren. Jessica Logan hanged herself in her Cincinnati, Ohio bedroom in July after pictures she had shared with her former boyfriend were forwarded to four girls at Sycamore High School. After the images began circulating around the school, Jessica became the victim of bullying and harassment from fellow students, causing her to repeatedly skip school, her parents said. Loss: Jessica Logan committed suicide after her ex-boyfriend texted naked pictures of her to classmates. When she would come to school, she would always hear, "Oh, that's the girl who sent the picture. She's just a whore".
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The parents of a teenage girl who committed suicide last year are suing the girl's ex-boyfriend and several other former high school classmates who circulated a nude photo of her and harassed her about the image. The suit was filed in Ohio by Cynthia and Albert Logan who say that the students' "degrading sexual insults" caused their year-old daughter Jessica, their only child, severe emotional distress, which led her to kill herself in July , a month after graduating from high school. Salyers is further accused of invading Jessica's privacy. It also names the Sycamore Community Schools Board of Education and Montgomery police officer Paul Payne for being negligent in not ending the "severe, pervasive, and objectively offensive harassment" of their daughter and for violating her 14th Amendment rights of equal protection and due process of law.
America's Right To Vote. Six people were charged in connection to her death. Austin Renaud is facing the single charge of statutory rape, while five others face charges including criminal harassment and violation of civil rights resulting in bodily injury, according to the The Springfield, Mass.