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Man charged in 1988 sexual battery cold case

Luman Bodie
Posted at 9:49 AM, Apr 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 09:55:23-04

A man has been charged with Sexual Battery with a Deadly Weapon and Burglary with Battery in a cold case from 1988.

On October 5, 1988, a victim reported being awakened and sexually battered by an unknown black male with a gun.

Detectives with the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office processed a Sexual Assault Kit as a result of recent legislation, SB 636, and identified the suspect, 63-year-old Luman Bodie.

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Bodie.

He is currently serving life in prison for a sexual assault that occurred in Collier County.

Bodie will be transported back to Palm Beach County to be booked on the new set of charges.

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