Body of man charged with child porn possession found in Gulf of Mexico

HUDSON, Fla. (AP) -- Sheriff's deputies say the body a man who was recently arrested on child porn charges was found floating in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
A boater called the U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday after spotting the body about three miles off of Hudson.
 
The Pasco County Sheriff's Office said the man was identified as 64-year-old John Curtis Sr. of Port Richey.

Investigators learned that Curtis left Hudson Marina on a boat belonging to his friend around 10 a.m. Tuesday.

The boat was found in the Gulf.
 
Sheriff's officials say foul play is not suspected, but investigators are waiting on a cause of death from the medical examiner.
 
Curtis was arrested Oct. 8 for possession of child pornography.

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