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Jaycee Dugard Wins Damages But Philip Garrido Is ‘Innocent’

by | 3rd, July 2010

JAYCEE Dugard is now $20m better off. The money is compensation from the state of California.

Jaycee Dugard was kidnapped, raped and held prisoner for 18 years by convicted rapist Philip Garrido. He was aided and abetted by his wife Nancy Garrido.

Well, not that it has been proven. The Garridos says they are innocent. They want their day in court.

Jaycee Dugard went missing on her way to school in 1991. She was found in August, 2009, hidden with her daughters – two by Garrido – in the back garden of his house in the Antioch, Californian.

In February, 2010, the Dugard family sued the State for saying state officials with the department of corrections and rehabilitation had failed them.

Could the state deny it? No. The matter was settled quickly. The claims bill passed the California State Assembly 62-0 and passed the Senate 30-1.

And now the matter goes to court – with the verdict decided…

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Pictured is the backyard of the home of Phillip and Nancy Garrido in Antioch, California, on August 28, 2009. Authorities say Jaycee Lee Dugard lived in these tents and structures after she was kidnapped 18 years ago and also gave birth to two children there.



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