Seattle Mayor denies suit accusing him of abusing 15-year-old in the '80s
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Seattle Mayor Ed Murray

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SEATTLE -- (KCPQ) -- A 46-year-old Kent man has filed a lawsuit accusing Seattle Mayor Ed Murray of having "raped and molested" him when the man was a 15-year-old high school dropout and Murray was in his early 30s, The Seattle Times first reported Thursday.

A spokesman and the mayor's attorney vehemently denied the allegations, describing them as a "shakedown effort" as the filing deadline for this fall's mayoral election approaches.

"The allegations are false," Murray's attorney, Robert Sulkin, said Thursday afternoon. "He is not engaged in any inappropriate conduct with a minor, and I don't think it's a coincidence these allegations have occurred in the midst of a mayoral campaign."

FULL STORY: Seattle Mayor denies suit accusing him of abusing 15-year-old in the '80s - KCPQ

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