WSAV Coverage: Jury awards $10 million to victim raped on Savannah State’s campus


SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – A Chatham County jury has come to a multi-million dollar verdict in a civil case connected to a rape on Savannah State University’s campus.

Torrey Scott is behind bars for raping two SSU students four years ago. But the victims, who are not being named, filed suits against the university and related defendants.

One victim asked for up to $4 million in damages claiming that the part of the university overseeing housing did not provide “any real or meaningful security.”

Today the jury ordered Savannah State Foundation and the Foundation’s Real Estate Ventures, LLC to pay $10 million in damages to the victim.

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