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Disney, Legoland employees arrested in child porn sting

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    Visitors gathered in front of Cinderella’s Castle to watch Mickey and Minnie Mouse during the Christmas parade at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Florida investigators have arrested men employed by Walt Disney World and Legoland in a child pornography sting that nabbed nine other suspects and resulted in the death of another.

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. >> Florida investigators have arrested men employed by Walt Disney World and Legoland in a child pornography sting that nabbed nine other suspects and resulted in the death of another.

The Polk County Sheriff’s Office said those arrested over the past week include a Disney World costume department manager, whom the park fired. The Legoland employee builds models at the park.

Officials say one suspect, 21-year-old Andres Estrada, was killed Friday when he attacked a deputy and reached for her gun. Another deputy shot him.

The other nine suspects arrested in the sting dubbed “Guardians of Innocence II” included a high school student, college students and an 84-year-old retired engineer. Another was a 69-year-old retired teacher who had an annual pass to Disney, which investigators say he often visited alone.

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