August 31, 2014

Update: Omaha firefighters discover body in a wooded area

Amanda Brown

Amanda Brown

Update:  Omaha police have identified the victim as 30 year old Amanda Brown of Omaha.

Omaha firefighters battling a brush fire discovered the body of a woman in a wooded area Tuesday night. The body was located near railroad tracks at 14th and Mason.

Omaha police say that is an area that is often used by transients. They are treating this as a suspicious death and are handling the case as a murder.

The woman’s identity is not yet known.