Vallejo reaches tentative $2.5 million settlement in Denise Huskins kidnapping case

VALLEJO, Calif. (KGO) -- ABC7 News has learned the City of Vallejo has reached a tentative settlement in the Denise Huskins kidnapping case.

Huskins was drugged, kidnapped, and raped in 2015. Her boyfriend was also drugged. Vallejo police dismissed the case as a hoax.

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Matthew Muller later pled guilty to the federal kidnapping case. He's now serving a 40-year prison sentence.

A federal judge last year rejected an effort by the City of Vallejo to toss out the lawsuit.

ABC7 News spoke to the family. They confirmed that the settlement is for $2.5 million.

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