Authorities Identify Neb. Man Found Dead in the Snow

washington-county-sheriffOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man whose body was found covered by snow in eastern Nebraska.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says 52-year-old Delbert J. Freemont Jr., of Omaha, was found Dec. 9 in a wooded ravine near the Douglas County and Washington County line.

Sheriff Mike Robinson said Freemont’s death has been classified as a homicide. Authorities say Freemont may have been killed elsewhere then dumped in the ravine.