Douglas County Sheriff’s Office identifies body found near Omaha intersection

His death has now been ruled a homicide; reward offered for tips leading to arrest
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office confirms that the body of a man found on the side of the road Sunday was a homicide.
Published: Aug. 10, 2022 at 3:26 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office released the identity of body found Sunday in a north Omaha neighborhood.

Officials identified the person found Sunday near 72nd Street and Rainwood Road as Lamar A. Nedd, who was also known in the community as “Freddy Dead.”

Nedd’s death has been ruled a homicide according to the release and officials are asking the public to call the tip line at 402-444-6000 to give any information. The calls can be anonymous.

“Tips leading to an arrest are eligible for a reward up to $25,000,” DCSO said in a Thursday news release.

Douglas County Sheriffs investigate a body found near N. 72nd & Rainwood Sunday, August 7, 2022.
Douglas County Sheriffs investigate a body found near N. 72nd & Rainwood Sunday, August 7, 2022.(PHOTO: Marlo Lundak WOWT)

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