Lotto Winner Vanishes, Hubby Sues for Cash

$190-million dream is turning into a nightmare for Holly Lahti
By Mark Russell,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 24, 2011 10:59 AM CST
Lotto Winner Holly Lahti Vanishes, Hubby Josh Lahti Sues for Cash
In this undated photo provided by the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office, Josh Lahti is shown.    (AP Photo/Kootenai County Sheriff's Office)

A single mother from Idaho has gone missing, just days after winning a $190 million lottery. And now, the man who assaulted her in 2003—her husband—is suing for a share of the cash, reports the New York Daily News. Holly Lahti won the Jan. 4 Mega Millions jackpot, but has since vanished. Her estranged husband, when contacted by the AP, said "That's awesome. I won't have to pay child support." And since the two were never divorced or legally separated, Josh Lahti may be entitled to a share of the winnings. Click for more.
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