In 2009, Miami-Dade Police arrested Randy Jerome Pozdol after they found video of him sexually assaulting a woman and two children who all appeared to have been drugged and unconscious. However, as the investigation continued, police discovered that the woman in the video had died of a drug overdose in 2006. At the time it was deemed accidental, but now investigators are wondering if Pozdol might have administered the drugs that led to the woman's death.
Sixty-six-year-old Pozdol's home was raided in 2009 when police found the video as part of a child pornography operation. According to the Miami Herald, Pozdol had allegedly been uploading videos to peer-to-peer file-sharing programs and had saved numerous files of child pornography on his computer. Police also found a stash of hundreds of VHS tapes and one 8mm tape in his bedroom. Most of the videos involved adults, but three showed Pozdol assaulting the woman and her two young children.
Pozdol will now face charges of child pornography and sexual battery on a minor. He might also face charges in the woman's death.
The woman was Pozdol's mistress, and when she died in 2006, Pozdol quickly arrived at the scene. She was found dead in her Dania Beach apartment from an overdose of morphine and Trazodone, an antidepressant. Pozdol said he had been with her the night before, but because the woman had a history of alcohol abuse, depression, and suicide attempts, Broward investigators deemed the death accidental. Police now wonder if Pozdol might have administered the fatal dose.
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He will, however, still face the child pornography charges, and one of the young victims remembers waking up numerous times without a shirt on, with Pozdol and a video camera in the room.