AURORA, IL (Patch.com) — A retired Aurora teacher wanted on child porn charges was found dead Saturday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say. According to police, two men found the body of Robert L. James, 63, of the 1600 block of Garfield Ave., in a field in the 100 block of W. Indian Trail around 1:30 p.m.

James, who had retired from West Aurora School District 129, was charged with multiple felonies in 2016, including producing and possessing child pornography, indecent solicitation of a child, and sexual exploitation of a child. Police say James allegedly had pornographic images of children younger than 13 and exposed himself to a child he knew who was younger than 13 before soliciting a sex act from that child.

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A retired Aurora teacher wanted on child porn charges was found dead Saturday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say.

A retired Aurora teacher wanted on child porn charges was found dead Saturday from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say.
(Credit: Aurora Police Department.)

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