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Court dismisses STD lawsuit against Edwin Encarnacion

Court dismisses STD lawsuit against Edwin Encarnacion
Published On: Sat, Jun 03
May 23, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (10) against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

An $11.5-million lawsuit against former Jays slugger Edwin Encarnacion has been thrown out of court after a judge ruled on a jurisdictional issue.

Encarnacion, 33, now with the Cleveland Indians, was alleged to have infected Ashley Lebron, a 25-year-old family friend, with two diseases through unprotected sex in the Dominican Republic in 2016.

Justice Arthur Spatt ruled on the different jurisdictions in the suit, which was filed in New York against Encarnacion, a native of the Dominican Republic. Spatt ruled the New York court has no jurisdiction and dismissed the lawsuit Wednesday.

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