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. Wired explains:. 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 ,. According to the federal complaint, the late Jessica Logan sent a nude picture of herself, from her neck down, to her boyfriend, defendant Ryan Salyers.
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Sexting is now a practice that teenager's engage in and encompasses taking nude pictures with their camera phones and sending them to other's. One girl from Ohio had done just this but it was only to her boyfriend so its safe right? When the two teenagers broke up the picture she had previously sent him, to a lot of the girls she went to school with. Girls can be very vicious to each other and there isn't a school in this nation that doesn't have that group of "mean girls". With such a personal and intimate picture floating around she became the "slut and whore" and was often reminded of this fact. Too have to live daily knowing that a naked picture of her many people see has to really affect a teenage girl who has no idea that someone she thinks loves her could betray her in that way. She didn't do it out of a slutty thrill but because these days kids think that is how you show your boyfriend you love them.
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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". After Jessica's death, her family argued in court that school officials had violated her constitutional rights by failing to stop the sexual harassment from other students. Staff had been aware of the bullying, her parents said, but only offered to approach one year-old girl and demand she delete the photographs and never speak to Jessica again. An agreement to settle the claims was reached in U. An attorney for the school district told the news service that the district's insurance company will cover the settlement, adding that they passed on their sympathies to the family.
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. It names the Montgomery municipality for failing to ensure that Payne would take steps to halt the harassment. The suit seeks unspecified damages and aims to force the school district to amend its policies and procedures for responding to harassment claims. According to the complaint. Shortly thereafter, the two broke up, and Salyers allegedly showed the photo to a handful of other students who in turn distributed it widely throughout Sycamore High School and Loveland High School. On May 5, Jessica reported the incident to school authorities in the hope of preventing students from sharing the image further and forcing students to delete the image from their phones. The school referred her to police officer Paul Payne, who was assigned to the school as its resource officer.