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7:22 pm
Wed September 5, 2012

Accused video voyeur possible suicide

Police say a central Ohio man has committed suicide after authorities discovered of hundreds of videos of naked woman they say the man filmed from outside their windows. 


The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says about 50 women were targets of 38-year-old John Hayes of Columbus, who faced two counts of voyeurism. The county coroner indicates Hayes dies of a self-inflicted gunshot wound this morning at a business in the 3100 block of 17th Avenue.  Police went to Hayes' home on Lincoln road in Columbus tuesday, looking for child pornography. They found hundreds of videos howing women dressing, nude and, in some cases, having sex.  The videos had been categorized on a hard drive by the location where they had been recorded.  Hayes had been released on bond last night.