A day after family and state and local officials confirmed the identity of the victim of Thursday night’s in-custody death, the Omaha Police Department on Saturday released further details about the incident that left a 26-year-old man dead.
The man who police said attacked his girlfriend in front of two children — and stabbed himself about 20 times — was released from the hospital and was booked into Sarpy County Jail, according to La Vista Police Chief Bob Lausten.
State and local law-enforcement agencies are investigating an in-custody death after a man was shot after a crash and pursuit Thursday night in north Omaha, OPD Deputy Chief Ken Kanger said at the scene.
An Omaha man who had been arrested 22 times for lewd conduct will make his first appearance in Douglas County court today on a meth possession charge in connection with an incident Sunday at an Omaha hotel.
Police have arrested a 20-year-old Iowa man accused of hiding in the backseat of a Nebraska woman’s car and using zip ties, duct tape, and homemade chloroform to abduct her and imprison her in a storage shed at his home.