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Convicted Kansas rapist kills himself in jail after arrest


October 5, 2018

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — Reno County officials say a 58-year-old convicted sex offender has killed himself in jail after he was charged with sexual exploitation of a child.

Sheriff Randy Henderson said Gary Robbins was found unresponsive in the county jail Friday. He was pronounced dead after jail staff tried unsuccessfully to revive him.

Robbins has been in jail on a parole violation since Sept. 19. He was charged Wednesday with the child sex crime.

Henderson says no one was near Robbins when he died and a preliminary KBI investigation suggests his injuries were self-inflicted.

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