Death of Kelly Clark

December 17, 2013
Portland, Oregon

Oregon lawyer who won sex case vs. Boy Scouts dies
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TERRENCE PETTY, The Associated Press

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — An attorney who won a nearly $20 million judgment for a sex abuse victim against the Boy Scouts of America and forced the organization to release secrets on pedophiles contained in its so-called "perversion files" has died. Kelly Clark was 56.

Clark, of Portland, Oregon, died Tuesday morning at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota from causes that appear to be cancer-related, said Paul Mones, Clark's co-counsel in the case.

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