Dora Man Charged with Sexual Abuse

Publish Date: October 18, 2017
Written by: Sheriff's Office
Categories: News

Birmingham, AL 10/18/2017

An 82-year-old Dora man has been charged with sexually abusing two female victims under the age of twelve.

On August 14th, 2017 the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office received credible information that two young girls had been abused by an adult suspect.

Detectives from the Sheriff’s Youth Services Division began an investigation and identified the suspect as 82-year-old William C. Christenson of Dora.

Detectives presented the findings of their investigation to a Jefferson County Grand Jury in September of 2017. The Grand Jury returned indictments charging Christenson with Sex Abuse 1st Degree and two counts of Sexual Abuse of a Child Under 12 Years Old.

On October 14, 2017, Christenson was arrested for these charges in Neshoba County Mississippi. He remains in jail there awaiting extradition back to Jefferson County Alabama.

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