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Omaha Police investigating Friday homicide

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Posted at 9:42 PM, Jun 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-02 22:42:15-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Omaha Police announced more information on Tuesday on the Friday death of 42-year-old Calvin Strong, Sr.

Police responded to the area of S 25th and Leavenworth on May 29th where they found a damaged bedroom door with two people inside.

The two individuals were later identified as Charles Turner, 39, and Strong.

According to police, Turner was holding Strong face-down in what he described as a half-nelson and was laying on top of Strong.

Turner told officers that Strong kicked his door in and began assaulting him. Turner was handcuffed by police and Strong was unresponsive.

Strong was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center where he later died.

According to police, multiple witnesses were interviewed and their stories were consistent with Turner's.

Turner was treated at Nebraska Medical Center with multiple injuries.

Authorities said the incident is being investigated as a homicide but they aren't looking for any suspects.

The investigation is ongoing.