The family of a child allegedly molested by a drunken guest at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in suburban St. Louis is suing the hotel.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the suit was filed Tuesday.
The former top police officer in Fredericktown, Mo. has been sentenced to multiple life terms for molesting two young brothers over several years.
Judge Ted House on Friday told Kenneth D. Tomlinson II "you're every parent's nightmare."
Tomlinson pleaded guilty in November to 22 counts related to sexual abuse.
The boys were ages 11 and 13 when the abuse began. Tomlinson was the Scout master of a Boy Scout troop the boys joined.
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