Fort Payne man arrested for child sexual abuse

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WDEF) – Fort Payne Police make an arrest for child sexual abuse of a child younger than 12 years old.

26-year-old Marbin Narciso Zelaya Rios of Fort Payne was arrested Wednesday and charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child Under the age of 12.

The investigation began after Fort Payne Police Department received information from the Department of Human Resources of Sexual Allegations of a minor child under the age of 12 years old, where Rios was the suspect.

The investigation was conduct by the Fort Payne Police Department, and the Department of Human Resources.

Through the course of the investigation, information was obtained to Rios’ involvement to the sexual abuse allegation.

Investigations of this nature are always difficult but successful when the community, the police department, and other agencies such as the Department of Human Resource become involved and work together for the safety of everyone.

Marbin Narciso Zelaya Rios is currently in jail at the Fort Payne City Police Department. He will be transferred to the Dekalb County Jail.

His Bond has been set at $26,000.

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