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Alleged child abuser arrested in U.K., 8 years after disappearance
Alleged child abuser arrested in U.K., 8 years after disappearance

A former Orange County choir director who disappeared on the eve of his 2007 trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy has been detained in the United Kingdom, authorities said late Tuesday. Roger Alan Giese, 39, is in custody and awaiting extradition to the United States, said FBI spokeswoman Laura Eimiller. For four years starting in 1998, Giese is accused of sexually abusing a 13-year-old boy he met while teaching voice for the All-American Boys Chorus, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office. By claiming to belong to the Delta Force military unit, Giese enticed the boy to his home, prosecutors said. Giese then told the teen that he could...

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