MILLVILLE, N.J. (CBS)—A death investigation in South Jersey has led to the arrest of a Millville police officer who’s now facing child porn charges, according to the New Jersey State Police.
Samuel Brozina, 30, of Millville, NJ, was arrested on Tuesday and charged with possession of child pornography, state police tells CBS Philly.READ MORE: Fourth Of July Weekend Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Most Of Philadelphia Region
The Millville Police Department confirms that Brozina is a Class I special officer with the department.
The investigation began following the death Andrea Tepper on July 13.
The Cape May County Prosecutor’s Office confirms that Tepper was found dead in Strathemere, NJ. Authorities could not elaborate on her cause of death.READ MORE: Teenager In Upper Darby Dies Due To Gunshot Wound After Playing With Family Member's Gun: Police
“During the death investigation of Andrea Tepper, detectives conducted a search of Samuel Brozina’s cellphone that revealed sexually explicit images of children under the age of 18,” state police said
The relationship between Tepper and Brozina is unknown at this time.
Brozina has been suspended without pay from his part-time position pending the outcome of the investigation.MORE NEWS: West Philadelphia Shooting Leaves Man In Extremely Critical Condition, Police Say