A check on a man's well being in Omaha this morning ended with the discovery of a body. Another man is in jail tonight facing murder charges.
Police have been at this home since 10 a-m..About an hour ago the victim's body was finally taken away. Investigators say they still have more work to be done
"Officers got the call at 10:02 a.m." Officers responded to a check the well being call Monday morning near 34th and Weber, when they arrived..they found a man dead inside.. "Hopefully it wasn't him. Yeah hoping it wasn't him".Merlin Prinz's nephews Joe Prinz and Jason Lanoue say they never imagined police would be investigating a homicide at their uncle's home. "Oh no, when I got the call this morning, I actually thought he had a heart attack or something and then I got a second call". The men say their uncle who was in his 70's was known for putting others first. "He was the nicest guy, he would give you the shirt off his back" Prinz's nephews say that recently their uncle had let some people he barely knew come live with him..because he had a tough time telling people no.
"We have somebody in custody. When officers arrived apparently there was also a man inside and they took him to central for questioning". Police say when they arrived on scene they also found 61 year old Kenneth Munhall..Munhall was booked for first degree murder. The men suspected Munhall killed their uncle "the bald headed dude, with the beard, it's gotta be his roommate, who else would do it Jay". The men say it makes them sick to think that a man their uncle let into his home out of the kindness of his heart could be the same person who killed him. "You gotta live with it, he was a good guy. And for nothing why would you do that?
Police say they aren't looking for any additional suspects.