Man could face 200 years in Greene Co. murder, rape

Jason Lee Caldwell (Provided Photo/Indiana State Police)
Jason Lee Caldwell (Provided Photo/Indiana State Police)

GREENE COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) — Detectives say a man arrested after a murder in Greene County also raped a woman and could face more than 200 years in prison if he’s convicted of the crimes.

Thirty-five-year-old Jason Lee Caldwell, of Solsberry, was charged Thursday with the murder of 54-year-old David Lamm, also of Solsberry.

Indiana State Police detectives say they found evidence that sometime after dark on Friday, July 18, Caldwell was waiting in Lamm’s driveway and shot him when he got home.

Detectives say they also found evidence Caldwell raped a woman after the murder.

Caldwell fled the area after the crimes. Police discovered credit cards, weapons, prescription drugs and a Jeep were taken from the home.

Caldwell was arrested in Indianapolis Monday morning. He has been charged with the following, and could face more than 200 years in prison if convicted:

  • Murder, a Class A felony
  • Robbery with a deadly weapon (two counts), a Class B felony
  • Burglary with a deadly weapon, a Class B felony
  • Rape with a deadly weapon, (two counts) a Class A felony
  • Criminal confinement with a deadly weapon, a Class B felony
  • Auto theft, a Class D felony
  • Theft, a Class D felony

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