Missing Slippery Rock Man, Wanted on Child Porn Charges, Found Dead

| February 19, 2019

CHERRY TWP., Pa. (EYT) – A missing Slippery Rock man, who was accused of possessing over 1,000 photos of child pornography, has been found dead.

According to ButlerRadio, 52-year-old Christopher Dublin, of Slippery Rock, who was reported missing in early February, was found dead over the weekend on state game lands in Cherry Township.

Butler County Coroner Bill Young confirmed that Dublin committed suicide.

Following his disappearance on February 4, police held a multi-day search for Dublin, utilizing cadaver dogs. Then, just one week later, a felony warrant was issued for his arrest.

He was accused of possessing over 1,000 photos of child pornography on an external hard drive.

According to Trooper Joseph Streyle of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Computer Crime Unit, the investigation into Dublin had been ongoing since in March 2018.


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