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Suspect arrested in connection to homicide investigation underway in Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff Police have arrested a suspect in connection to an ongoing homicide investigation. They expect to release the victim’s identity Friday.
Scottsbluff Police
Scottsbluff Police(KNEP)
Published: Nov. 26, 2020 at 5:05 PM CST
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SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (KNEP) - Scottsbluff Police have arrested a suspect in connection to a homicide investigation ongoing since Wednesday in Scottsbluff, according to the Scottsbluff Police Department.

At around 9:30 Wednesday morning, police found a person deceased in a Scottsbluff apartment complex near 15th St. and 2nd Ave. Police were called to check on the welfare of an individual, but found that person deceased at the scene of what appeared to be a homicide.

Police obtained a search warrant for the property Wednesday afternoon and initiated an investigation. The suspect police reported in custody Wednesday has been arrested.

Scottsbluff Police Chief Kevin Spencer said Thursday that police are fairly certain as to who the victim is, but require a few more steps to officially confirm identity.

Scottsbluff Police expect to release the victim’s identity Friday.

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