County Reaches Settlement With Assault Victim's Wife

<p>Former Sheriff's deputy Sean Moore</p>

Former Sheriff's deputy Sean Moore

Yakima County reaches a quarter million dollar settlement with a woman, stemming from an assault by her husband three years ago.

Court documents state Michelle Moore filed a ten million dollar claim against the county last year, after her husband, Sean Moore allegedly assaulted her at their home in Selah.

She claimed the sheriff's office was negligent in hiring her husband, a former deputy, and failed to supervise him.

Sean Moore was arrested and subsequently hung himself in jail.