Local sex offender indicted in kidnapping/rape case

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RUSSELL COUNTY, AL (WTVM) -  A registered sex offender in Russell County has been indicted for rape.

Officials with the Russell County Sheriff's Office say Duane Hodge kidnapped a 19-year-old girl on Veterans Parkway in Columbus in September, took her across state lines, and raped her.

Now, a Grand Jury has indicted Hodge for 1st Degree Rape.

Hodge was convicted of 2nd Degree Rape in 2003 in Russell County.

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