Nebraska teen accused of killing a 61-year-old woman, but police refuse to release any details

nebraska teen charged with murder of  year old woman
Source: Omaha Police Department, Mega

Nov. 3 2021, Published 2:22 p.m. ET

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An 18-year-old Nebraska man was arrested and charged with murder in connection to the death of a 61-year-old woman, police said.

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Around 8 a.m. on Oct. 31, the Omaha Police Department said officers responded to a home for a death investigation.

In the original press release, officials said, “Due to suspicious circumstances, the Omaha Police Homicide Unit is investigating the death as a homicide. The victim has been identified as 61-year-old Jolene Harshbarger.”

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After investigating, police said 18-year-old Daniel Dejaynes-Beaman was booked into the Douglas County Corrections on Nov. 1. He was charged with first-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony in connection to the death of Harshbarger.

While no details have been given about how Harshbarger died, FOX 42 said it was confirmed that Harshbarger and Dejaynes-Beaman did know each other, but that specific relationship was not given.

Police have also not said what led Dejaynes-Beaman to allegedly kill the vicitm.


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