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New sexual abuse charges for Madison Co. sex offender

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MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A Madison County sex offender is back behind bars, facing more sex abuse charges.

In 1997, Christopher Dale Lanier was convicted of sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl. He was released from prison in 2001, but was arrested Wednesday on new charges.

Lanier, 35, was booked into the Madison County Metro Jail and charged with rape, sexual abuse, attempt to commit a crime, and probation violation.

The circumstances surrounding those charges have not yet been released.

Lanier's bond is currently set at $105,000.

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