CARBON, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY -- The Deputy Coroner of Carbon and Schuylkill County is locked up today facing two felony charges.
60-year-old Deputy Coroner Edward Smith was arrested and charged with unlawful contact with a minor and criminal attempt to commit involuntary deviate sexual intercourse.
Smith solicited sex online from an agent posing as a 14-year-old boy on a social networking website.
Bail is set at $250,000 cash. In lieu of bail, Smith is incarcerated in Luzerne County Prison.