SAUGERTIES – A 21-year-old Saugerties man, who was arrested on rape charges for allegedly having sex with two girls, ages 15 and 16, has apparently committed suicide, State Police confirmed on Tuesday.
On Monday, the Ulster County Family Violent Unit announced the arrest of Denzel Francis on charges of two counts each of felony rape and misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child.
He allegedly committed the acts in the Village of Saugerties.
State Police now said Francis took his own life Monday night. The circumstances surrounding the death are unknown. ..Source.. by Mid-Hudson News Network