(Lincoln, Neb.)- The body of a male found along the bank of the Big Blue River in Seward County has been identified.
Investigators’ say the body is that of Hai Sinh Nguyen, 34, of Lincoln. Nguyen was initially identified through fingerprints. A photo of a tattoo and a description of the body shared with the public on Friday, also resulted in information that helped lead to his identification.
Nguyen’s death is being investigated as a homicide. An autopsy conducted last week, determined he did not die of natural causes. The results of the autopsy are not being released as the investigation into his death continues.
His body was found Wednesday, June 25, when a passerby reported what they thought was a body lying on the bank of the Big Blue River, just south of Beaver Crossing.
Anyone with information that could help in the investigation is asked to call the Statewide Crime Stoppers at 1-800-422-1494.