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Nathan Larson, admitted pedophilia advocate who once ran for political office, dies in custody

(L) Larson's booking photo at Denver County Jail. (R) Nathan Larson put out this photo of himself while running for Congress in Virginia's 10th Congressional District in 2017.

(Credit: Denver County Jail/Nathan Larson for Congress) A self-proclaimed pedophilia advocate who once ran for political office in Virginia and was accused of grooming and kidnapping a 12-year-old girl, died in federal custody.Nathan Larson, 41, was pronounced dead on Sept. 18 while being held in prison on federal felony charges for soliciting child pornography and several other offenses, the U.S.

Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California confirmed to FOX Television Stations.The charges against Larson included felony charges of kidnapping, child abduction, soliciting child pornography from a minor, and meeting a child for the intention of sex. But due to his death, an order of dismissal in his case was filed on Oct.

11, court records show.The U.S. Attorney’s Office had no further details on the death.The Sacramento Bee reported that Larson had been transferred from a federal facility in the Fresno area to a lockup in Maricopa County, Arizona, where he died.

As of Tuesday, the cause and manner of Larson’s death were both still "pending," Maricopa County Medical Examiner’s Office records state.Larson, a resident of Catlett, Virginia, previously ran and lost a 2017 campaign to become a member of the Virginia House of Delegates, representing the 31st House District encompassing Prince William and Fauquier counties in northern Virginia. He ran as an independent and his platform included advocating for fathers to be able to marry their daughters, legalizing child pornography, and suppressing women’s rights, the Associated Press reported.In

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