Cold case suspect now in Okaloosa County jail

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OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — A man wanted in connection to a nearly 40-year-old cold case is now behind bars in Okaloosa County.

59-year-old Richard Lane was arrested in nevada last month and was transported to northwest Florida this week. He’s accused of raping a 24-year-old female airman from Hurlburt Field in 1983.

DNA from the crime scene and determined investigators led to his arrest.

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