Archive for April 11th, 2013

Valley News: Windsor County Jury Awards $5M in Adventure Quest Sex Assault Case

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$5 million verdict in sex assault case
By Mark Davis
The Valley News | April 11,201
WOODSTOCK — A Windsor County jury Wednesday awarded a $5 million verdict to a Woodstock native who was sexually assaulted while attending the long-defunct Adventure Quest School in West Windsor in the mid-1990s.The lawsuit, filed by Scott Mann against the outdoors academy and its founder, Peter Drutchal, who is serving a 20-year prison sentence for sex assault, wound its way through the courts for nearly a decade to get to Wednesday’s verdict in Woodstock.

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