Family of Stanford soccer player Katie Meyer sues school over her suicide death

The parents of Katie Meyer have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against Stanford University months after the 22-year-old soccer captain was found dead in her dorm room.

The complaint, filed Wednesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court, names several university administrators and alleges that a disciplinary letter sent to Meyers on Feb. 28 was a form of “institutional bullying” and caused distress that “impulsively led her to suicide” that night.

“The actions that led to the death of Katie Meyer began and ended with Stanford University,” the lawsuit claimed.

Read more on the Los Angeles Times.


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