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Married man who ran orphanage has sex with the young girls

By Mason White 1:02 PM March 5, 2017
Daniel John Pye
Daniel John Pye
By: Alexis Bell

(Scroll down for video) A married man who ran an orphanage to help lonely children, is accused of having sex with kids, according to police in Florida.

The Arkansas man who ran the missionary orphanage in Jacmel, Haiti, has been arrested and charged with traveling in foreign commerce with the purpose of engaging in illicit sexual conduct with a minor.

The arrest was announced by U.S. Attorney Wilfredo A. Ferrer, of the Southern District of Florida, and Mark Selby, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

According to court documents, Daniel John Pye, 35, of Ashdown, Arkansas, who is originally from Bradenton, Florida, traveled from Florida to Haiti on at least 40 occasions allegedly for the purpose of sexually abusing minor female children at the orphanage.

The girls were between 6 and 14 years old.

When the suspect was not in Haiti, he is believed to have resided in the Liberty Hill, Texas, Texarkana, Texas, and Ashdown, Arkansas.

Pye worked at the Liberty Hill School District for three years.