Omaha Police make arrest in Friday homicide investigation

Mark A. McDaniel was arrested in connection to a homicide investigation in Omaha.
Published: Nov. 17, 2023 at 2:32 PM CST|Updated: Nov. 17, 2023 at 9:42 PM CST
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Omaha Police made an arrest in the investigation into a homicide that occurred overnight.

Mark A. McDaniel, 60, was arrested and booked into the Douglas County Jail on charges of manslaughter, use of a weapon (not a gun) to commit a felony and three unrelated warrants.

Mark A. McDaniel, 63.
Mark A. McDaniel, 63.(Omaha Police)

Officers responded to a home in the area of N. 47th and Pratt Street around 3:50 a.m. Friday, where the Omaha Fire Department was already on the scene.

One male, identified as 69-year-old James J. McDaniel, was found dead inside the house.