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Omaha Police arrest four in connection with August homicide

Posted at 7:37 PM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-06 13:36:28-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha Police have arrested four people in connection with the August homicide of 55-year-old Kelly Barges.

Update: Murder suspect appears in court

The afternoon of Aug. 6, officers were called to 4527 Decatur St. for a death unknown.

After investigation, authorities determined Barges had died under suspicious circumstances and his death was ruled a homicide.

Homicide investigators with the Omaha Police made four arrests Wednesday relating to the case.

Louis French Jr., 36, was booked into Douglas County Corrections for 1st Degree Murder and Use of a Weapon - not a gun.

Forty-nine year old Coletta Cornett, 63-year-old Joel Jensen and 31-year-old Autumn Jones all face accessory to a felony charges and are lodged in Douglas County Corrections.

Anyone with more information should contact Omaha Police Homicide Unit at 402-444-5656 or Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP.