Sex offender found dead at Daytona Beach motel in suspected homicide, deputies say

Man found dead during probation check

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Deputies are investigating a suspicious death at a Daytona Beach motel, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

The death is being investigated as a homicide, officials said.

Investigators said Friday they were at the Bird’s Nest Motel along International Speedway Boulevard after the body of 69-year-old Marc Pinder was found.

According to officials, Pinder’s body was found by state Probation and Parole Services officers who had come to conduct a probation check.

Records show Pinder was a registered sexual offender who was convicted of lewd and lascivious battery on a child between 12 and 15 years old in 2012, along with other charges.

The Associated Press reports Pinder was among 16 sexual predators and 16 registered sex offenders living at the Bird’s Nest Motel.

Deputies said in a tweet they would provide more information as it becomes available.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 6 for updates.

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