Sex Offender Commits Suicide at Time of Arrest

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

WAYNE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A convicted sex offender took his life Tuesday when State Police went to his home to arrest him.

West Virginia State Police tell that during a recent compliance check, Charles Endicott, 73, of Fort Gay, had a gun that he was not permitted to have in his possession.

Tuesday, a trooper went to his home to execute an arrest warrant and when the trooper identified himself, State Police say Endicott committed suicide.

Endicott was convicted of being a sex offender in 1993 in Scott County, Kentucky. He was found guilty of third-degree sexual assault of a female who was 10-years-old. He spent 10 years in prison for his crime.

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