NAMED: Accused Fraser Coast sexual predator dies

A FRASER Coast man, who was accused of serious child sex crimes, has died.

Robert Keith Nightingale's was charged with three counts of possessing child exploitation material, one count of distribution child exploitation material, and thirteen charges of making child exploitation material.

He was 38-years-old at time of his passing, and lived in Urraween.

His charges will be dismissed.

He was mentioned in Hervey Bay Magistrates Court on Thursday.