Family of student who took own life reaches settlement with Granite School District

Posted at 12:20 PM, Sep 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-29 14:25:24-04

SALT LAKE CITY – The family of the junior high student who took his own life has reached a settlement with the Granite School District.

Bennion Junior High student David Phan took his life on a pedestrian bridge over 6200 S. near his school Nov. 29, 2012.

Monday the Phan family settled the complaint against the Granite School District and any potential private claims.

In the settlement, the Granite School District and the family have united with the common purpose of “improving policies and practices concerning police search and seizure, parental notification, privacy rights and staff training.”

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