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Baptist church camp settles lawsuit over girl's rape

 

August 5, 2018



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The operators of an Oklahoma church camp where a man working as a cook raped a 13-year-old Texas girl have settled a lawsuit with the girl's family.

The Oklahoman reports that settlement details weren't disclosed, including any possible money settlement, but that the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma agreed to take unspecified steps to improve safety at its Falls Creek camp.

Prosecutors say 37-year-old Benjamin Petty raped the girl in 2016 while she attended the camp, which attracts about 50,000 people per year.

Petty was spared prison time when he pleaded guilty...



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