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Man charged in connection to body found in Council Bluffs

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Posted at 9:58 AM, Aug 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-10 15:33:04-04


Bullard has been extradited to Omaha and was booked at Douglas County Corrections.


OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Omaha police say the body of a woman found in Council Bluffs is linked to a homicide in Omaha.

They identified her as 23-year-old Leah Verratti. Council Bluffs police found her decaying body in Fairmount Park on Tuesday.

Omaha police say they were able to locate a crime scene at a storage facility parking lot on the Bil-Den Glass property at 6110 Irvington Road.

Omaha police say an arrest warrant for charges including second-degree murder was issued for 46-year-old Ralph Bullard.

He's in custody in Leavenworth, Kansas on unrelated charges. Police say his extradition to Omaha is pending.

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