Greenwich Police Close Case on Teacher's Death

Investigation focused on printed images of child pornography found in former public school music teacher Steven Allen's residence.


Greenwich Police and the FBI have concluded that the child pornography found in a former music teacher's home "was not produced locally nor where there any local victims."

spokesman Lt. Kraig Gray said the joint investigation into the photographs found in the home of the late music teacher Steve Allen "were not new images. They were images well-known by the Center for Missing and Exploited Children which catalogs all known instances of child pornography."

Gray also said, "The only evidence we have was that he was in possession of child pornography which he did not produce or trade. He most likely downloaded it from the Internet."

He added, "The case is closed."

Investigators discovered the photos in Allen's Cos Cob home following his Nov. 9 death, which the Connecticut state Medical Examiner has ruled a suicide. .

Allen was a popular orchestra teacher at in Riverside, a position he assumed after teaching at the . He taught in Greenwich for 11 years and also was a saxophonist with the Sound Beach Community Band in Old Greenwich.

Following the discovery, interim Greenwich Public School Superintent Roger Lulow issued this statement, “We are relieved that the police have not found any evidence that local individuals have been victim to inappropriate or illegal acts in relation to Mr. Allen’s personal activities.”


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