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Detectives Seeking Owner of Kia Sportage Linked to August 11 Murder of Benjamin Lane



East Precinct detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the owner of a Kia Sportage, possibly orange, connected to the August 11 murder of Benjamin Lane, 30, outside his Colbert Way townhouse.

Lane and his girlfriend were putting together furniture when he was suddenly hit by a shotgun blast. He was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he died.

Attached is a surveillance photo of the suspect vehicle which may have been rented/shared and a photo of a similar Kia Sportage.

Anyone with information about the Kia Sportage or Lane’s murder is asked to contact Detective Mike Windsor at 615-862-7608 or Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463. Callers to Crime Stoppers can remain anonymous and qualify for a cash reward.


Suspect Vehicle

Kia sportage (Not the actual suspect vehicle)