Man wanted for allegedly touching friend’s daughter found dead

The man was found dead Wednesday afternoon in Carthage, Tennessee, according to police.
Published: Jan. 4, 2023 at 6:35 PM CST|Updated: Jan. 5, 2023 at 7:10 AM CST
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man wanted by Metro Police for allegedly inappropriately touching his friend’s daughter was found dead Wednesday afternoon.

Jeremiah Timon Abel, 41, was found dead in Carthage, Tennessee, police said.

Abel was wanted on two counts of aggravated sexual battery concerning a victim under the age of 13. Detectives say Abel touched his friend’s daughter while in the child’s bedroom.