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UPDATE: Omaha man dies after suffering brain injury at the Capitol District

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Posted at 5:10 PM, Mar 13, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-22 16:51:45-04

UPDATE 3/22/22

Omaha Police Department Officer Chris Gordon confirmed that an Omaha man died after falling from a railing in the Capitol District leading to a significant brain injury.

Walter Bowens, 22, fell from a railing on the outdoor steps in Capitol District and struck his head on the concrete on March 13. He died four days later on March 17.

Authorities said that the investigation was originally listed as an "injury," as there was no criminal activity involved in this incident.

As a result, the case will be reclassified as an "accidental death."

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