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Child Porn Found In High School Football Coach’s Home After Suicide

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Winter Haven, FL – ABC Action News reports that as police closed in on an embezzlement case against former Winter Haven High School assistant football coach Thomas LeJeune he was found dead in his condo from an apparent suicide.

Cops say LeJeune had stolen $20,000 from the school’s booster club fund over a period of years and that they were close to pressing charges in the case. However, it was what they found in his home after he died that has authorities stunned. During the search following his death, police found hundreds of child porn images as well as video of the school’s football team, secretly shot while they were in a bathroom.

Now school officials and the authorities are looking for possible victims of abuse and they also want to know if any other adults knew of LeJeune’s actions.

“There could be some other folks out there that had knowledge of this, may have even participated or contributed to their victimization. If that’s the case, we certainly want to hold them folks accountable.” – Winter Haven Police Chief Gary Hester

To find out more about this story, and the investigation into Thomas LeJeune’s activities, click here.


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