01 Dec '11, 3am

Convicted child molester in the US saves suicidal teen from drowning herself

Convicted child molester in the US saves suicidal teen from drowning herself

Michael Rogers, of Hamden, who helped rescue a distraught youth along with a police officer. -- PHOTO: AP HAMDEN, Connecticut (AP) - A convicted child molester whose past was revealed after he saved a suicidal teenager from drowning herself in a lake says he couldn't bear to walk away and have her death on his conscience. Michael Rogers was held without bond on Wednesday, one day after he was arrested in Hamden on a charge of being a fugitive from Georgia. Authorities say he left Georgia in 2005, violating probation from a 2001 conviction on four child molestation charges. Police learned his true identity last week, two months after he saved the suicidal 16-year-old girl and helped a police officer who was trapped in mud during the rescue. Rogers told the New Haven Register shortly after the rescue his conscience wouldn't have let him walk away.

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