Omaha Police have identified a man whose body was found Thursday morning as 26-year-old Kevin R. Pierce of Omaha and investigators say that he was murdered.
Pierce's body was found near 65th and Meredith. Police say his body was found in a grassy area near the Shalimar Apartments.
Homicide investigators combed the scene for clues but there was no initial word on the cause of death.
Police issued a statement late Thursday afternoon indicating that the case is being investigated as a homicide.
Anyone with information on the case is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 444-5656.