Civil suits over sweat lodge deaths settled for $3M

The self-help author convicted of causing the deaths of three people in a botched Arizona sweat lodge ceremony has settled civil suits with the victims' families.James Arthur Ray, who was sentenced to

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Dec 5, 2011, 1:14 PM

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Civil suits over sweat lodge deaths settled for $3M
The self-help author convicted of causing the deaths of three people in a botched Arizona sweat lodge ceremony has settled civil suits with the victims' families.James Arthur Ray, who was sentenced to two years in prison last month, reached a $3 million settlement with the families, including that of Kirby Brown, a 38-year-old Westtown woman.Brown's parents say the settlement is hardly comforting as they cope with her loss. "Bring back my daughter," Brown's father says. "That will be satisfying."Brown's parents received nearly $860,000, court records show.Westtown family disappointed with AZ sweat lodge sentencingSelf-help guru gets 2 years in sweat lodge deathsJury convicts self-help author in AZ sweat lodge deaths


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