A Maryland judge died from an 'apparent suicide' before he could be arrested over accusations of using a hidden camera on underage boys, officials say
A Maryland Circuit Judge killed himself before he could be arrested for sexual exploitation of a child, according to public record.
FBI agents attempted to arrest Judge Jonathan Newell at his home on Friday, according to a statement from the US Attorney's office for the District of Maryland.
"Upon entering the residence the agents found Newell suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound," the statement said. "He was pronounced dead at 6:43 a.m. Maryland State Police will lead the investigation into the apparent suicide."
In July, Newell was accused of using a hidden...