Fox News Settles Lawsuit By Family Of Seth Rich

Deadline reports:

More than three years after Fox News Channel retracted its story that a political conspiracy was behind the fatal shooting of Seth Rich, the Rupert Murdoch-owned outlet has settled its legal battle with the DNC staffer’s family.

“IT IS STIPULATED AND AGREED by and between Plaintiffs Joel and Mary Rich and Defendants Fox News Network, LLC, Malia Zimmerman, and Edward Butowsky, that …the claims by Joel and Mary Rich against all Defendants are dismissed with prejudice, and each party waives all right to appeal and to seek attorneys’ fees and costs,” reads the filing Tuesday between the parties in federal court.

The agreement comes as Sean Hannity and Lou Dobbs were scheduled to give potentially damning depositions in the case. It is not known how much FNC paid the Rich family to end the matter.

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