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Paedophile arrested in Thailand dies

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GUADALAJARA, Mexico - A 78-year-old US man serving prison time in Mexico for child sex abuse died Tuesday of an unspecified illness in a private hospital, officials said. 

Thomas White, who was extradited from Thailand in 2005 and sentenced to seven years in prison in 2007, died in a private hospital in the Pacific coast town of Puerto Vallarta, said the Jalisco state prosecutor's office.

The prosecutor's office said in a statement that he died after ` "the aggravation of several illnesses from which he had suffered for a while".

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