WOOD COUNTY (WKOW) -- A former Wisconsin Rapids Police Lieutenant, accused in a child sex investigation, did take his own life with a nail gun.
Autopsy results show 41-year-old Steven Lowe shot himself multiple times. He was found dead Monday, in a truck outside his home.
Formal charges were never filed against Lowe. Police say he posed as a teenage girl online to get naked pictures of young boys.
Lowe joined the Wisconsin Rapids department in 1995.
WOOD COUNTY (WKOW) – A former Wisconsin Rapids Police Lieutenant has been found dead just days after he was arrested in connection to a child sex scandal.
According to the Grand Rapids Police Department, 41-year-old Steven Lower was found dead in the back of his truck Monday morning.
The Wood County coroner says it appears Lowe killed himself, but an autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday morning.
Lowe was arrested July 31 on suspicion of child enticement, using a computer to facilitate a sex crime and sexually exploiting a child.
Wood County Court Records show Lowe had posted as a teenager girl to try to obtain pictures of naked boys.
Lowe has not been formally charged.
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