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Woman charged with raping boy inside church

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A Jackson woman surrendered at the Jackson Police Department this morning after an investigation revealed that she raped a 13-year-old boy inside a Jackson church Sunday, according to a news release from the Jackson Police Department.

The release said Hannah Steiner, 18, was arraigned at 8 a.m. today in Jackson City Court on charges of rape and two counts of statutory rape. Her bond was set at $5,000 and her preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 7 in city court.

The release said as of noon, she was in custody at the Madison County Jail.

According to the release, the investigation indicated that on Sunday, around 9:55 a.m., Steiner and the boy were in a room at Skyline Church of Christ, located at 1024 Skyline Drive. The two engaged in inappropriate touching. The boy tried to stop, but Steiner forced him to have sex.

Anyone with information about any crime is asked to contact the Jackson Police Department at 731-425-8400. You can also call in an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 731-424-8477 (TIPS) or submit a cyber tip at and click on “web tips”.