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Suspect arrested in Belle Glade rape case from 1998

Posted at 10:31 AM, Jun 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-03 11:35:59-04

Palm Beach County deputies have arrested a man for a decades-old sexual battery case.

They say Jocquin Turner, 38, is now in the Palm Beach County Jail without bond.

In May 1998, a victim reported being sexually battered by three unknown suspects in Belle Glade.

Detectives arrested Turner over the weekend. They say his arrest is due to processing a backlog of sexual assault kits.

He's charged with sexual battery with a deadly weapon.