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UPDATE: Police identify victim of homicide

Posted at 10:38 PM, Jan 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-09 13:58:03-05

Police confirmed they are investigating a northeast Omaha death as a homicide. Officers were called to 1502 Willis Avenue just before 12:30 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Police say Derek T. DeWolf, 54, was in discovered in a vacant home. Police say the man is homeless. After a brief investigation, they believe he was murdered. An autopsy will determine more information about the man’s death.

Police want anyone with tips to call the homicide unit or Crime Stoppers at 402-444-5656.