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Puppeteer's Home Searched Again in Child Porn Case

Federal agents and other law enforcement officials removed evidence from Largo puppeteer Ronald William Brown's mobile home for a second time Thursday, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

The home of a Largo puppeteer and child pornography suspect was searched by federal agents again Thursday night, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

According to the Times, about a dozen officers from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and the Largo Police Department searched Ronald William Brown's Whispering Pines mobile home and removed evidence for the second time.

Brown, 57, was arrested last week by federal agents and and talking online about torturing, cooking and eating them.

Investigators who searched his home last week said they found images of child pornography, children engaged in bondage and images of what appear to be dead children.

A 29-page criminal complaint alleges Brown also chatted online about killing and eating a boy he knows at the church, where he has reportedly volunteered for at least 15 years. Brown told agents that "it was just a fantasy and he could never and would never hurt anyone."

Arrests have also been made in Kansas, California and New Jersey in connection with the case, a federal agent told the Times.

A Homeland Security agent at Thursday's search would not say what they were looking for, the Times reports, but at least three bags of evidence were removed from Brown's home and a tool shed.

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