NEW BEDFORD — A Dartmouth man charged with secretly videotaping a child in the nude committed suicide Tuesday, police said.
Carlos Fortes, 42, was found dead about 10:25 a.m. in the basement of a South End home, according to Detective Capt. Steven Vicente.
Fortes was arrested Dec. 29 by Dartmouth police and charged with secretly videotaping a person while nude, lascivious posing of a nude child and improper storage of a firearm, police said.
He was charged after a resident called police and reported he had videotaped a minor child while nude in the shower, according to Dartmouth police. ..Source.. by CURT BROWN