SOLSBERRY, Ind. - An Indiana man could face more than 200 years in prison on felony charges including murder, rape, robbery and criminal confinement.
Indiana State Police (ISP) said Thursday evening that Jason Lee Caldwell, 35, of Solsberry, Ind., was formally charged with nine felonies in the murder of Greene County man David Lamm, 54, and related crimes.
ISP said detectives determined that sometime after nightfall on Friday July 18, Caldwell was waiting in Lamm's Solsberry driveway and shot Lamm when he got home.
Investigators said Caldwell then raped a woman after the murder.
ISP also found credit cards, weapons, prescription drugs and a vehicle were taken from the home.
After investigators identified Caldwell as a person of interest the following day, a statewide alert was launched for his arrest. Early the following Monday, he was reportedly in custody.
A second man was taken into custody after the murder, but has not been charged.
Caldwell has been charged with:
- Murder, a Class A felony
- 2 counts of rape with a deadly weapon, Class A felonies
- Criminal confinement with a deadly weapon, a Class B felony
- 2 counts of robbery with a deadly weapon, Class B felonies
- Burglary with a deadly weapon, a Class B felony
- Auto theft, a Class D felony
- Theft, a Class D felony
ISP said if Caldwell is convicted, he could be sentenced to more than 200 years in prison.
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