Detroit - J.D. Roy Atchison, the federal prosecutor from Florida who was jailed two weeks ago after allegedly flying to Detroit to have sex with a child, committed suicide, authorities said today.He hanged himself this morning at the federal prison in Milan, where he was taken after trying to commit suicide last month at Sanilac County Jail, authorities said.
Atchison, who prosecuted civil and criminal matters as an assistant U.S. attorney in Pensacola, was charged with enticing a minor using the Internet and knowingly travelling interstate to engage in illicit sex.
He was arrested Sept. 16, a Sunday night, at Detroit Metropolitan Airport. At the time of his arrest, he was carrying a Dora the Explorer doll, hoop earrings and petroleum jelly, prosecutors said.
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