Georgia teen accused in child sex sting may have faked death, traveled to Denver area

Prosecutors searching for Nathan Wilkins, 19

PANAMA CITY, Fla. - Prosecutors in Florida are seeking to revoke the bond of a Georgia teen believed to have faked his death and traveled to Denver.

Court records show a fisherman found a pile of clothes and a suicide note along a riverbank in Brooks County, Ga., which is on the Florida-Georgia line on April 22. Investigators began searching for 19-year-old Nathan Wilkins, who had been arrested in June during a child sex sting operation in Panama City.

The News Herald of Panama City reported Wednesday that Wilkins was in Aurora on April 25, citing a motion filed last week.

Authorities say Wilkins was due in court in Florida on Monday on charges stemming from Operation Riptide. He was charged with traveling to meeting a minor for sex, computer pornography and child exploitation.
 

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