Northwest Houston hotel blames family for actions leading to 8-year-old girl's drowning death

The owners of the northwest Houston hotel where a 8-year-old girl drowned after getting sucked into an opening in the pool says her family's actions played a role in her death. 

Unique Crowne Hospitality, which owns the Doubletree by Hilton, faces a million-dollar wrongful death lawsuit from Aliyah Jaico’s family.

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The owners have filed court documents alleging Alyiah's family engaged in "negligent acts" that led to her drowning.

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They're asking for reduction of any damages that could be awarded by a jury.