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Judge tosses out lawsuit over missing Ky woman

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OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) - A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by the mother of a young woman whose kidnapping more than 17 years ago remains unsolved.

U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell ruled that Sarah Teague of Madisonville brought her case to court too late to be prosecuted and that the allegations lack merit.

Teague sued sued members of the FBI, Kentucky State Police, the Henderson Police Department and others in February alleging a cover-up.

Teague's daughter, Heather Teague, was 23 years old when she disappeared while sunbathing on an Ohio River beach in western Kentucky on Aug. 26, 1995. The sole suspect named in the case shot himself as police attempted to search his property a week after Teague disappeared.

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