NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A lawsuit has been settled between aTennessee school district and a former student who was kidnapped by a teacherwhen she was 15.
Tad Cummins sparked a weeks-long nationwide manhunt when hefled the state with the former Culleoka Unit School student in 2017. They werelater found in a remote area of northern California.
The girl and her father sued the Maury County Schooldistrict in 2018, accusing teachers and the school’s principal of ignoringseveral red flags regarding Cummins.
The victim was awarded $650,000 in a settlement agreement.
Cummins last year was sentenced to 20 years in prison.