A police officer in northeast Mississippi has committed suicide after admitting he molested a teenager. Ronnie Russ Robinson, a 53-year-old married grandfather, admitted he groped a 17-year-old boy after flashing his headlights to get the teen to pull over to the median.
Robinson was driving an unmarked vehicle when he spotted the minor in the parking lot of a Dollar General in Glen, Mississippi. The Tishomingo police officer also told the teenager he had sex with two boys earlier that day according to the Clarion-Ledger.
The boy told the officer he was not interested and reported the crime to his parents who contacted Alcorn County Sheriff’s Department.
Robinson admitted to the attack and to molesting other minors when questioned on March 23.
Robinson was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot would inside his home near Iuka on March 24. He was a married father of three and grandfather of six.