Leonel Esteban Borroni, an Argentinian travel influencer, was found dead just hours after he was accused of possessing child pornography with the intention of distributing it. On May 17, Leonel was discovered by his brother-in-law at his residence on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. On May 17, the 40-year-old content creator was found by his brother-in-law at his residence on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. Borroni's mother had asked the relative to check on him after he failed to return her calls. According to police reports, Leonel was found hanging from a skylight with his hands and legs tied with plastic ties. Authorities believe he may have tied himself. According to the police, Leonel likely died by suicide, but they are waiting for the autopsy results to confirm this. Child Pornography Case: CJI DY Chandrachud Expresses Shock Over Madras High Court’s Verdict on Watching Pornographic Content Containing Children in Private, Says 'It Is a Clear Offence'.

Leonel Borroni, known by his social media username ‘Un Leon Viajero,’ which translates to ‘A Lion Traveller’ in English, had 164,000 followers on Instagram. He often posted pictures from his trips to different countries. Recently, he was arrested after child pornography was allegedly found on his electronic devices. He appeared before a judge as part of the investigation into human trafficking and sexual abuse. However, at the time, he was not arrested. During questioning, he reportedly refused to answer any questions about the allegations. The case began after Argentine authorities received a tip-off from a US-based agency that specialises in combating child exploitation. Five other men and one woman, aged between 20 and 50, were also involved in the investigation. The YouTuber had even reportedly left farewell messages on his phone where he expressed his depression over the case. Bengaluru: Unidentified Man Floods 26-Year-Old Woman's Phone With Sexually Explicit Messages, Video Calls and Child Porn; Police Launch Probe.

Argentinian Influencer Leonel Borroni Dies By Suicide After Child Porn Allegations

Leonel Borroni, the travel influencer, gained popularity online for his unique travel stories, which showed his global motorcycle journeys. Borroni regularly shared his motorcycle journey adventures on various social media platforms, like YouTube, TikTok and Instagram. A week ago, Borroni's last TikTok post featured him riding his motorcycle through Suriname.

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