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Convicted Child Molester Found Dead in Carlsbad

A convicted child molester who failed to appear for his sentencing hearing last month was found dead Saturday in a wooded area behind a park in Carlsbad, the District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.

Joseph Vincent McCarron, 58, was convicted Nov. 14 of sexually abusing the daughters of a woman he dated. A jury also convicted McCarron of multiple- victim allegations, which could have brought a maximum sentence of 165 years to life in prison, prosecutors said.

McCarron was free on $500,000 bail when he failed to appear for sentencing, setting off a two-week manhunt by the Fugitive Task Force of the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.

The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office positively identified the body found in Carlsbad last weekend as that of the defendant.

The Medical Examiner has not released the official cause of death.

–City News Service 
Midge Martin December 04, 2013 at 09:29 AM
Looks as if Dexter "took out the trash"!
Al Painter December 04, 2013 at 10:10 AM
Great.all child abusers should be killed. And who is the idiot who put him back on the streets with bail?
Belinda Rachman, Esq. December 04, 2013 at 11:09 AM
Thrilled there is one less monster prowling the streets! If I was a cop I wouldn't even look for the killer.
Midge Martin December 04, 2013 at 11:22 AM
Al Painter: You've got that right! Law enforcement knows that these people CANNOT BE CURED! Belinda: I'm with you!
Jess December 13, 2013 at 12:27 AM
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