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Victoria Snelgrove

Baseball fan

Died when: 21 years 358 days (263 months)
Star Sign: Scorpio


Victoria Snelgrove

Victoria E.Snelgrove (October 29, 1982 – October 21, 2004) was an American journalism student at Emerson College in Boston, who died after being shot by officer Rochefort Milien of the Boston Police Department using a less-lethal weapon.

The shooting took place following the victory of the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees in the 2004 American League Championship Series.

In 2005, the city of Boston reached a $5.1 million wrongful death settlement with Snelgrove's family.After filing a wrongful death suit for $10 million against FN Herstal (the manufacturer of the weapon), the family agreed to an out-of-court settlement in June of 2006; the final amount of the settlement was not disclosed.

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