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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Washington couple have settled their federal lawsuit stemming from the discovery of a peephole in their Logan hotel room.
The couple reached a confidential settlement with the Logan Crystal Inn and its operator, MacCall Management.
The pair sued in April 2002, saying a strategically placed peephole allowed hotel workers to view them in a hot tub together when they stayed at the hotel two months earlier.
The suit said the couple heard noises coming from behind a mirror. They called police after hotel employees denied their request to investigate the locked janitor closet on the other side of the wall.
Officers investigated the area and confirmed that the hole did offer views of much of the room, including the Jacuzzi tub, toilet, shower and portions of the bed.
Police said they took no action because they were unable to determine whether any employees were involved.
In October, U.S. District Judge Ted Stewart dismissed the couple's invasion of privacy and emotional distress claims, but allowed negligence and breach of contract claims to remain.
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