Christopher E. Pelloski
Last month, a few days before Dr. Christopher E. Pelloski
was scheduled to plead guilty, U.S. District Judge Algenon L. Marbley sealed his
That means that documents, hearings and the defendant's sentencing are secret unless the judge unseals the case.
Marbley said he
can't discuss the case or the reason for sealing it while it is pending.
Pelloski was director of the pediatric radiation-oncology program at Ohio State University's Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital until his arrest in July.
was charged with one count of accessing child pornography that included a prepubescent minor, sadistic, masochistic or violent conduct, and more than 60 images.
None of Pelloski's
three attorneys returned phone and email messages last week.
The investigation into Pelloski
began a year ago after the Franklin County Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
traced movies of girls engaged in sex acts to Pelloski's computer in his
Upper Arlington home.
Prosecutors said investigators found no evidence that Pelloski
had committed a "hands-on" offense against his
two young children.
was released on bond after a July court appearance.
The Ohio Medical Board
indefinitely suspended his
medical license in August.