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      Montevallo man in jail in 1986 killing in Florida

      A Montevallo man is in jail in the 1986 slaying of a woman in Florida.{} Police say Stephen Manning Lamont is charged in the murder of Janet Staschak in Clearwater, Florida.{} The 57 year old was arrested on a murder charge this week and is at the Shelby County Jail.

      Officers began looking at the 27 year old case and found a DNA sample that matched Lamont, who had served time for robbery.{} Lamont escaped from Holman Prison in Atmore with four other inmates in 1986, the same year of the murder.{} Police say Lamont told investigators he killed the woman after initially claiming he never met her.{} Staschak was strangled and sexually assaulted.