Ohio attorney charged with running sex trafficking ring found dead | WKRC

PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WKRC) — A long-time defense lawyer who was arrested for sex trafficking has been found dead. Michael Mearan was accused of running the trafficking ring out of Portsmouth, where he was once a city councilman, for 15 years. Dozens of women told Local 12’s James Pilcher that Mearan lured them as a way to keep their drug habits going, and would send them around the country as prostitutes. Mearan was 75 years old. His cause of death has not been released.
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Another coward. How do these old white men get to off themselves rather than pay for their crimes? Easy way out.


Pastor accused of molesting teen girls found dead in parking garage | WWMT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WEAR-TV) — A Milton, Tenn. pastor who was on trial this week for multiple sex crimes against two teenage girls was found dead in a parking garage Thursday in Murfreesboro, Tenn. , according to the Murfreesboro Police Department. David Rowan, 66, appeared to have died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to the preliminary investigation. Murfreesboro police responded to the Rutherford County Justice Center parking garage around 11:43 a. m.
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