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Thursday, September 3, 2015

New York Police Sergeant Commits Suicide After Sex-Crime Charges

8-20-15 New York:

A New York police sergeant who was arrested this month on charges that he had sex with an underage girl he met online committed suicide on Thursday, the police said.

The sergeant, Joel Doseau, 43, who was suspended after his arrest, killed himself at his home in Canarsie, Brooklyn, a police official said. Earlier, the official had said he died at a home of a relative.

A family member went to the sergeant’s home after he had not been heard from for a few days and discovered his body. The official said the sergeant had inhaled gas fumes and appeared to have died from asphyxiation.

Sergeant Doseau was arrested on Aug. 5 and arraigned in State Supreme Court in Brooklyn on 40 criminal counts, including rape and sexual abuse. He had worked for the Police Department for 12 years at the time of his arrest.

Alleged Child Molester Shoots Himself At Home

9-2-15 California:

SHERMAN OAKS—Former violin teacher, Christopher Ling, shot himself at his house in Sherman Oaks on Tuesday, September 1 as U.S. Marshals attempted to serve a warrant for his arrest and extradition to Great Britain in relation to a high-profile child molestation case.

Ling, 56, was found dead in the bathroom of his home around 6 a.m., soon after a team of officers arrived at his doorstep, said Laura Vega of the U.S. Marshals Service.

An ongoing two-year case has been built against Ling by the Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service as 11 victims, who at the time were between the ages 9 and 15, came forward and delivered abuse statements to the Greater Manchester police (GMP). The majority of the women were Ling’s late pupils at the Chetham’s school of music in Manchester, England in the 1980s. The outside victim was a young girl who cleaned his house.

Ling coerced his ex-pupils into playing naked and further manipulated them by engaging in sexual acts and painfully spanking their derrière’s.

British authorities sought extradition assistance from the US State Department beginning 15 months ago, in 2014, after Ling refused to return to Britain for questioning and ignoring two warrants from a district judge. The US finally agreed to aiding the Britain’s Crown Prosecution Services several weeks back in the course to bring Ling to justice.

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Sex offender dies after taking pills

March 2009 Minnesota:

RED WING - A Red Wing sex offender charged with possessing child pornography died Wednesday of an apparent suicide.

Red Wing police Chief Tim Sletten said officers were called at 7:09 p.m. Monday to 425 22nd St., where a man was reportedly unresponsive after taking a large amount of pills.

Officers found Bobby Varnado at the residence and he was transported to a medical facility. The 39-year-old died Wednesday at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.

"It is unfortunate any time a person takes their own life," said Assistant Goodhue County Attorney Erin Kuester. "We will focus on offering counseling and mental health services for the victims and their family members."

Paul Christiano, gifted dancer and choreographer with a troublesome previous, is lifeless at 39

August 2015:

Paul Christiano was convicted in 1999 of buying baby pornography via the mail. The offense, dedicated when Christiano was in his early 20s, obliged him to register as a intercourse offender within the State of Illinois. Within the years that instantly adopted, although, he constructed a formidable profession as a dancer and choreographer in Chicago, breaking out with a 2001 choreographic work produced by the Joffrey Ballet of Chicago on the Auditorium Theatre. It was referred to as “Miracle, Interrupted.”

“I don’t assume there has ever been a greater work created by a Chicago choreographer,” John Schmitz, the founding father of Dance Chicago, stated on Monday.

On Wednesday of final week, three of his associates stated, Christiano went to the Forest Park house of his shut pal, the dancer and choreographer Autumn Eckman, for whom he was housesitting whereas Eckman was away educating in Maine. He wrote out a will and penned a observe, they stated, lay down in one of many beds, after which poisoned himself. His physique was discovered, Eckman stated, in her house on Saturday.

Monday, June 22, 2015

A man found dead floating in the Mississippi River on May 12 has been identified as a 27 year old from Houma

6-1-15 Louisiana:

A body found floating in the Mississippi River on May 12 has been identified as a 27-year-old from Houma.

Anthony Ferguson‘s body was recovered after an hours-long recovery operation on May 12 near Port Sulphur, Plaquemines Parish Sheriff Lonnie Greco said in a news release.

Ferguson’s identity had eluded authorities for weeks. The corpse was found in a state of extreme decomposition, and police initially had little to go on other than a macabre tattoo of a skull found on the body’s left chest. But the Louisiana State Police crime lab was able to use DNA to positively identify Ferguson on May 27.

Ferguson’s car was discovered abandoned on the Crescent City Connection on March 11. Matey said she would not speculate about whether Ferguson committed suicide, but that no foul play was suspected in his death.