Texas Deputy Accused of Molesting 4-Year-Old Is Found Dead in Jail, Officials Say
A Texas sheriff’s deputy charged with sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and accused of threatening her immigrant mother with deportation if she reported him was found dead in his jail cell, apparently of suicide, the authorities said on Tuesday. The man, Jose S. Nunez, was found in his cell at Karnes County Correctional Center at 5:45 p.m. on Monday, said Sgt. Elizabeth Gonzalez, a spokeswoman for the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office. She said the Karnes County Sheriff’s Office and the Texas Ranger Division were investigating.