Sign in to comment!

Menu
Home

Crime & Courts

Tulsa megachurch says mother of raped 13-year-old girl is not entitled to claim $75K damages

A Tulsa megachurch is asking for the dismissal of a civil lawsuit that accuses employees of trying to cover up the rape of a 13-year-old girl by a worker on the church's campus.

The Victory Christian Center argues that the girl's mother, who filed the suit, is not entitled to any relief under the law. A hearing is set for Monday at the Tulsa County courthouse.

Ex-janitor Chris Denman was sentenced to 55 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple sex-related charges. Denman admitted raping the teenage girl in a stairwell on church property.

The lawsuit accuses employees of not reporting the August rape to the authorities while the church conducted an in-house investigation.

The mother is seeking more than $75,000 in damages.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 3.83% -- 3.83%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 2.95% -- 2.95%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.26% dw 4.27%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.12% dw 3.13%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.82% up 3.77%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.41% up 4.40%  
$50K HELOC Graph 4.07% -- 4.07%  
$30K Loan Graph 4.55% up 4.54%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.20% -- 4.20%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.20% -- 4.20%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 2.99% dw 3.07%  
36 M Used Graph 3.30% up 3.29%  
48 M New Graph 3.03% dw 3.05%  
48 M Used Graph 2.96% -- 2.96%  
60 M New Graph 3.14% up 3.13%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.37% -- 0.37%  
1 yr Graph 0.60% dw 0.61%  
5 yr Graph 1.43% dw 1.44%