This story has been updated with new details.
A man has been charged with six felonies after police say he raped a female relative several times over a five year period.
Mitchell Maurice Mastin, 49, was booked into the county jail Tuesday and faces five counts of first-degree rape and one count of first-degree sexual abuse.
Huntsville police spokesman Harry Hobbs said the victim, who is now 18, was abused from the time she was 11 until she was 16.
Investigators were able to substantiate the victim's claims by using DNA evidence, Hobbs said.
No further details were released. Mastin remains in jail under bonds totaling $210,000.
Note: HNW has been given additional information concerning the victim however we are withholding it as it may identify her.
A man is in custody and has been charged with a half-dozen felony sex charges however police are releasing few details.
According to the Madison County Jail website Mitchell Maurice Mastin, 49, was booked into the facility Tuesday afternoon.
He has been charged with five counts of first-degree rape and one count of first degree sexual abuse and is being held on bonds totaling $210,000.
A spokesperson said details were being withheld until police were certain information released would not affect any other cases Mastin may be involved with.
No address was listed for Mastin.