Man Charged With Assault of Teen Found Dead in Prison Cell

Thursday, Aug 29, 2013  |  Updated 8:44 PM EDT
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Man Charged With Assault of Teen Found Dead in Prison

Montgomery County District Attorney's Office

Paul Corrigan, was charged with indecent assault, corruption of minors, concealing the whereabouts of a child and furnishing alcohol to a minor.

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A man from the Philadelphia suburbs arrested after police found him in a hotel with a teenage runaway has been found dead in his prison cell.

The Times Herald reports
47-year-old Paul Corrigan was found hanging in his cell at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on Friday in an apparent suicide.

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  The King of Prussia man was charged with indecent assault, corruption of minors, concealing the whereabouts of a child and furnishing alcohol to a minor.
 
Authorities alleged that Corrigan befriended the 16-year-old girl at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting and became her mentor. The girl's parents reported her as a runaway to police on June 4.
 
Police tracked them to a hotel and arrested Corrigan a day later. He had been in prison since his arrest.

 


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