Plaintiff Tasha Kunzi says she was the victim of retaliation after ending a “romantic relationship” with Dr. Travis Pratt, a professor in ASU’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
As we reported earlier, Greg Winslow cannot be prosecuted in Arizona for the alleged sexual abuse he inflicted upon one of his age group swimmers when coaching at Sun Devil Aquatics from 2005 to 2008. Arizona state civil law, however, does not preclude his purported victim from suing him for monetary damages. She filed such a lawsuit in the Maricopa County Superior Court on June 27 against Mr. Winslow.
A former Arizona State student claims that “ASU refused to authorize either a drug screen [or] rape kit for DNA analysis” and “obstructed and shut down the investigation” after she was drugged and sodomized at a Sigma Chi fraternity party. She claims campus police did not interview a single Sigma Chi member, blamed her for “having been forcibly sodomized,” and did it all “to make ASU appear safer than it was.”
The suit claims Arizona State University’s Sigma Chi created an out-of-control and sexually hostile environment that promoted alcohol and drug misconduct as well as improper sexual activity that eventually led to sexual assault. Continue reading
The settlement comes after the victim and her attorneys completed an exhaustive investigation of ASU’s actions before and after the rape, an investigation that her attorneys say revealed previous sexual misconduct by Henderson, deletions of important e-mails, destruction of critical documents and false testimony.