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A defendant under investigation for child sex-related crimes across multiple jurisdictions is being held without bond in the Morgan County Jail.

Courthouse records indicate that 62-year-old Leland Ray Bryan is charged with five felony counts of statutory sodomy deviate sexual intercourse with a person under the age of 12, and one count each of armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon.

He’s also charged in Miller County with one count each of statutory rape and statutory sodomy.

The alleged incidents in the Morgan County case date back to July of this year while the Miller County charges date back to 2003-2004.

Bryan is scheduled to be in Morgan County Associate Circuit Court for a case review on Wednesday.