Bond has been set at $500,000 for 44-year-old Scott Reed, the man accused of Second Degree Murder for the death of 68-year-old Richard Griffin.
Reed was arraigned on Thursday.
Council Bluffs Police say Mr. Griffin was beaten to death with a baseball bat in his home last Saturday, August 16.
His body was found on Monday when Reed walked into the Nemaha County Sheriff's Department in Auburn, Nebraska and said he had killed a man and the body was in a home at North 13th Street and Avenue I in Council Bluffs.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled for September 2.