Person of interest Jesse Allen Lane.

Person of interest in Apache Hightower homicide investigation in custody

Person of interest Jesse Allen Lane.
Person of interest Jesse Allen Lane.

Columbia County, Ore. – Police say they have captured a person of interest in the murder of Apache Rose Hightower.

NBC affiliate KGW reports 28-year-old Jesse Allen Lane was taken into custody on Thursday in Santa Barbara, California.

His extradition hearing is scheduled for Friday.

Hightower’s body was found in a rural area of Columbia County on September 20th. After an investigation, police classified Hightower as the victim of homicidal violence.

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