The massage therapist who accusedÂ Kevin SpaceyÂ of sexually assaulting him during a session in October 2016 has died, according to a court filing.
No further information was disclosed. The anonymous massage therapist filed suit in September 2018, alleging that Spacey had forced him to grab Spaceyâ€™s genitals and tried to kiss him during a session in Malibu.
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Spaceyâ€™s attorneys filed a notice in federal court on Tuesday stating that the plaintiffâ€™s attorneys notified them on Sept. 11 that their client had â€œrecently passed.â€
Spacey was also accused of groping a busboy at a restaurant in Nantucket in 2016. That allegation resulted in a civil suit and a criminal charge, but both were dropped earlier this summer after the accuser pleaded the 5th Amendment during an evidentiary hearing. In that case, Spaceyâ€™s attorney alleged that the boy and his mother had altered text messages before turning them over to the police.
Spacey still faces an investigation in London.
In the Malibu case, the civil trial was supposed to take place on June 23, 2020, in federal court. Last month, the accuserâ€™s attorneys revealed that they would call two other unnamed massage therapists who alleged that they were also victimized by Spacey. The two accusers were said to be afraid to reveal their names publicly.
Spaceyâ€™s attorneys vehemently denied wrongdoing, and said that the accuser had failed to substantiate his allegations or even specify when and where the alleged assault occurred.