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Helena man accused of raping a child under the age of 14

Lewis and Clark Justice Court
Posted at 12:56 PM, Jul 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-21 14:56:54-04

HELENA — A Helena man faces six felony charges, including the alleged rape of a child.

38-year-old Christopher Warren Deckelbaum made his initial appearance in Lewis and Clark Justice Court on Tuesday. His bond was set at $40,000.

Christopher Warren Deckelbaum
Christopher Warren Deckelbaum

The County Attorney’s Office has filed two counts of sexual intercourse without consent involving a child under the age of 14, two counts of aggravated assault and two counts of assault on a minor.

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