Man Found In Apartment Fire Identified

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Omaha Police have identified the man who was found in an apartment building that caught on fire last week.

82-year-old William Stewart Jr. was found inside a residence in at the Courtyard Apartments near 72nd and Seward last Friday.

Around 1:30 that afternoon, neighbors reported smoke coming from one of the apartments. Omaha firefighters quickly extinguished the flames.

Stewart's body was found inside.

The investigation is on-going and being handled by the Omaha Fire Department's Arson Unit.


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