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An Iowa family claims a Norwegian Cruise Line steward sexually assaulted their 12-year-old daughter when she was napping aboard the Norwegian Escape. The steward was arrested and a jury trial found him not guilty. The family is now suing Norwegian for negligence.
An Iowa family claims a Norwegian Cruise Line steward sexually assaulted their 12-year-old daughter when she was napping aboard the Norwegian Escape. The steward was arrested and a jury trial found him not guilty. The family is now suing Norwegian for negligence. Michel Verdure Norwegian Cruise Line

A 12-year-old was asleep when a cruise steward came in. It was sexual assault, she said.

Sexual assault is one of the most reported crimes on cruise ships, but it’s not very often those cases involve a minor asleep in her cabin — and a ship crew member.