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Local business owner found murdered

Police ask anyone with information to come forward
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Posted at 9:10 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-17 18:37:24-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — 4/17/20 Update: Police have released the following photos and statement, asking the community for help in identifying Ebony King's killer:

Ebony King was the victim of a homicide on Wednesday, April 15th 2020. She was a mother, small business owner and chef. We are sharing these photos hoping to get them out to the public as well as ask for anyone's help in coming forward with information that will help solve this crime. We are asking anyone with information to contact our homicide unit at 402-444-5656 or contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 402-444-STOP (7867), www.p3tips.com [p3tips.com] or at www.omahacrimestoppers.org Tips leading to an arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for an enhanced reward of $25,000.

4/16/20 Update: The victim has been identified as Ebony King, 27, of Omaha. The investigation is ongoing.

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Police are investigating after a woman was found dead on Wednesday night in North Omaha.

Shortly after 7 pm on Wednesday night, Omaha Police responded to 2518 Hartman Ave where the Omaha Fire Department was performing CPR on an individual. OFD arrived on scene first and told police there was one adult woman who was deceased on scene.

Police on scene told 3 News Now a body was found inside the residence.

Police say there were supsicious circumstances at the scene, and now the homicide unit is investigating. Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at (402) 444-5656 or Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at www.omahacrimestoppers.org [police.cityofomaha.org] or on the P3 Tips mobile app