Man Found Stabbed To Death Near Nebraska Homeless Shelter, Murder Suspect Arrested

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Source: Lancaster County Department Of Corrections: MEGA

Sep. 1 2022, Published 2:11 p.m. ET

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A 61-year-old man was found dead near a homeless shelter in Nebraska, and now a 55-year-old suspect faces criminal charges, according to reports.

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On Sept. 1, William Wright, 55, was arrested in connection to the killing of Ronald George, according to the Lincoln Journal-Star. He faces charges of second-degree murder and using a weapon to commit a felony.

Police in Lincoln, Nebraska, responded to an area near the shelter around 2 a.m. on Aug. 31. There, they found George with wounds to his neck that were caused by a blade, according to the report.

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He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators identified Wright as a suspect, though they did not detail what led to the stabbing.

Police also said they are investigating another suspicious death in the area where Wright might have a connection, according to the Journal-Star. But authorities did not provide additional details about that case.


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