Jesse Puaa, 43, was found dead 13 days after he allegedly committed sexual violence against the children he was babysitting, authorities said.
A Hawaii man was found dead in a river nearly two weeks after he allegedly committed sexual violence against children had he, babysitting / child services, authorities said Tuesday.
Jesse Puaa, 43, was asked to look to the children by their father on Aug. 18, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported. The children later told their father they were sexually assaulted, the report said.
Puaa was the subject of an Aug. 22 warning by CrimeStoppers, a non-profit partnership between the city police and leaders of the community, the paper reported. He was wanted on suspicion of first-degree sexual assault and two counts of third-degree sexual assault, the alert said.
Babysitter accused of child sex assault found dead in #Laie https://t.co/5uR0IWSd8p #Hawaii pic.twitter.com/PbjoP2aJhj
— Star-Advertiser (@StarAdvertiser) September 5, 2018
The police told the newspaper that the Puaa ‘ s body was found floating in a river in Laie, about 33 miles north of Honolulu, Friday.
An autopsy was performed to determine Puaa is the cause of death, authorities said.
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