GEORGETOWN, Del. (CBS) – A Delaware candidate for state Senate has been accused of sexually abusing a child.

Eric Bodenweiser, 53, has been charged with multiple sex crimes following a criminal investigation. Bodenweiser is charged with 113 total counts of sexual abuse, including 39 counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse First Degree and 74 counts of Unlawful Sexual Contact Second Degree.

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According to police, Bodenweiser abused the juvenile between October 1987 and August 1990.

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On Monday, he turned himself into State Police at the Sussex County Courthouse, where he was arraigned and held at the Sussex County Correctional Institution on $250,000 secured bail.

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Bodenweiser, the Republican candidate for Senate, suspended his campaign earlier this month.