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Durham man facing child exploitation charges found dead

Posted July 29, 2010 9:26 a.m. EDT

— A missing Durham man charged with sexual exploitation of a minor was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted wound on Wednesday evening, police said.

Michael Anthony Coleman, 48, of Bellenden Drive, was charged Monday with three counts of third-degree sexual exploitation of a minor.

Coleman was found in Chatham County. Police did not say specifically where.

Coleman had been missing since Saturday.