Family of alleged assault victim files intent to sue

Kirvanna Jones (Photo provided by New Haven)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A New Haven teacher charged with sexually assaulting one of her students is now facing a lawsuit from the family of the alleged victim.

Engineering & Science University Magnet School math teacher Kirvanna Jones is named as a defendant in the two-page notice of intent to file claim for damages filed by an attorney for the family this month. The school’s superintendent and principal are also named as defendants.

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Jones was arrested and charged with second-degree sexual assault on Feb. 10.

The New Haven Register reports that the notice claims the alleged victim suffered extreme pain and suffering; sever emotional distress; body intrusion; and “destruction of ability to enjoy life’s activities.”

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City attorneys had no comment.

Jones’ attorney did not return messages.

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Information from: New Haven Register, http://www.nhregister.com

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