HUMMELSTOWN, Pa.–Police said a Hummelstown man committed suicide a day after he was charged by the state Attorney General’s office with possessing child pornography.
Dion Jeremy Rider, 41, died Feb. 4 after his body was found in the westbound lanes of Route 322 in Hummelstown just before 8 p.m. Investigators believe Rider walked off a bridge that crosses over Route 322. His vehicle was found on Hanover Street near the overpass.
Rider had been charged on Feb. 3 with 15 counts of child pornography, 2 counts of disseminating photos/film of child sex acts and two counts of criminal use of a communication facility, according to online court documents.
A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Feb. 18.
The case was closed following Rider’s death, according to online court documents. ..Source.. by Valerie Waltz,