Washington University dean of students facing child porn charge

8 months 2 weeks 2 days ago Monday, January 30 2017 Jan 30, 2017 Monday, January 30, 2017 1:06:00 PM CST January 30, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Washington University dean of students has been indicted on a federal child pornography charge.

Federal prosecutors announced Monday that Justin Carroll, who was also the school's interim athletic director, was indicted on a charge of access with intent to view child pornography.

The indictment says Carroll was caught with videos featuring young boys.

Carroll announced earlier this month that he was retiring for personal reasons after a 36-year career at the university.

During a court hearing Monday, Carroll's bond was set at $100,000. The indictment was filed last Wednesday but was sealed until after Carroll's court hearing.

U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan says investigators didn't discover any wrongdoing connected to Carroll's university responsibilities.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch says Carroll's attorney, Paul D'Agrosa, declined to comment after the hearing.

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