Headteacher found dead at St Helens hotel was facing child image investigation

St Helens Star: Merseyside Police confirmed the body of Ronan Dunne was found at a hotel in Sutton Manor Merseyside Police confirmed the body of Ronan Dunne was found at a hotel in Sutton Manor

A HEADTEACHER who was being investigated for allegedly possessing indecent images of children was found dead in a hotel room.

Police were called to the hotel in Sutton Manor on Thursday, December 19 following the discovery of the body of Ronan Dunne.

The 43-year-old from St Helens was head at St Columba’s Catholic Primary School in Huyton.

A police spokesman said that a post mortem has been carried out and at this time his death is “unexplained”.

They confirmed that he was subject to a police investigation relating to the downloading and possession of indecent images of children, adding: “At this moment there is nothing to suggest that these images are of any children Mr Dunne has had contact with.”

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