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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Filed by Family of Christopher Speight's Victim

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A $10 million civil suit filed byThe family of one of Christopher Speight's victims has been dismissed.

Ronald 'Bo' Scruggs' was among eight people shot to death in Appomattox in January 2010.

His family filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the estates of Speight's sister and brother-in-law, Lauralee Sipe and Dwayne Sipe, who were also killed.

The suit claimed the Sipes should have known Speight was stockpiling weapons, he had mental problems, and the murders were forseeable.

It claims the Sipes should have warned guests of possible danger before coming to their home.

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