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Date: February 18, 2014

For More Information Contact:
Chief of Police, James Peschong, 402.441.7237
Officer Katie Flood, Public Information, 402.441.7226

Arrest Made In Jarvis Long Homicide

On January 16, 2014, 10:41 a.m., Lincoln (NE) Police were dispatched to Peter Pan Park, 939 N. 33rd Street. Twenty seven year old Jarvis Long was found deceased - the victim of a stabbing.

Through further investigation, thirty year old LaRon Branch was identified as a possible suspect. On Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 1:30 a.m., he was lodged at the Lancaster County Jail for Manslaughter and Use of a Weapon to Commit a Felony.

The death investigation is ongoing. Investigators are still piecing together the events that preceded Jarvis Long's death. The Lincoln Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact an investigator at 402.441.6000. Details may also be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 402.475.3600.




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