CA board rejects claim by Chelsea King's dad

SAN DIEGO, Calif. King is the /*San Diego*/ teenager who was killed by paroled sex offender /*John Gardner*/ last February.

Thursday's action clears the way for Brent King to sue the state of /*California*/.

A spokesman for the Victim Compensation and Government Claims Board said board members carefully considered the action.

They decided the claim would be better handled by the court system.

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