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Daughters File Wrongful Death Suit after Casey County Woman’s Alleged Suicide

arbitrationFamily of a Casey County woman Leah Skipper, who died on March 24, 2014, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her longtime boyfriend Michael Johnson.

Leah Skipper’s death was caused by a single gunshot to the right of her head and was ruled a suicide.

The lawsuit filed by her daughters Sierra Skipper and Savannah Skipper, in the Casey Circuit Court, claims that Johnson has a history of domestic violence against their mother and he intentionally and/or negligently caused her death.

The lawsuit seeks $3 million in punitive damages and an unspecified amount for Skipper’s lost wages.