Burlington Woman Sues Uncle, 10 Others For Past Sex Abuse
BOSTON (CBS) – A Burlington woman is suing her uncle and 10 other men for sexually assaulting her when she was a young girl. She has hired prominent Boston attorney Carmen Durso to represent her. She spoke Wednesday about the allegations at Durso’s office in the Financial District.
Rosanne Sliney, who is now 48-years-old, says her uncle and godfather, Domenic Previte, Jr. of Waltham raped and sexually assaulted her hundreds of times when she was between 5 and 14 years old.
She kept it all a secret until she was in her twenties when she broke down and told relatives.
WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Bernice Corpuz reports
“They all acknowledged and understood the truth of what I had remembered,” said Sliney.
She says her family pressured her to forgive Previte, who agreed to pay for her medical and therapy bills. Durso says Previte has stopped providing financial assistance.
Sliney is now seeking damages for her pain and suffering.
“I have suffered enough, and I am not hiding anymore,” said Sliney.