A Mount Macedon man has been arrested and charged over the 1996 rape of a woman in St Albans.
The 47-year-old is expected to appear at the Melbourne Magistrates' Court on Monday, charged with two counts of rape and one count of aggravated burglary.
The charges were laid following an investigation by detectives from Victoria Police's Sexual Crimes Squad.
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A 39-year-old woman, who has since died, was alone at an Evergreen Avenue property on July 23, 1996.
It was alleged a man broke into the property about 5.10am and raped her.
Anyone with information relating to sexual offences is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report online.
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