Alert airline passenger tips off authorities to sex abuse suspects


Call it alert. Call it nosey. Either way, an airline passenger was arrested in San Jose after a fellow passenger spotted him texting about sexually assaulting children. 

San Jose police said they arrested 56-year-old Michael Kellar in the city's airport Monday night after a flight from Seattle.

Kellar's texts led officers to arrest Gail Burnworth, 50, in her Tacoma home. Kellar also lives in that city. Investigators say that a 5 and 7-year-old child were were sexually assaulted. 

Authorities say Burnworth had access to children as a babysitter and that Kellar was getting to the victims through her. 

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