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Family files lawsuit against OC salon shooting suspect

A wrongful death lawsuit was filed Friday by Michelle Fournier's family against the Seal Beach salon shooting suspect.

November 4, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Family members of one of the women killed in the Seal Beach salon rampage filed a wrongful death lawsuit Friday against the suspect.

Michelle Fournier's parents are suing for monetary damages on behalf of themselves and her 8-year-old son.

Prosecutors believe a contentious custody battle between Fournier and Dekraai over the child is the motive behind the shooting.

Scott Dekraai, 42, is accused of fatally shooting his ex-wife, Michelle Fournier, and seven other people last month. A ninth person was wounded in the shooting, but survived.