A body found near an abandoned house in north Omaha has been identified as a woman missing for a week. Karen Jenkins’ death is being investigated as a homicide. The 48 year old Jenkins, a college professor and a businesswoman, was reported missing one week ago today. She was last seen heading to a bar at 40th and Ames in Omaha, which she co-owns Sunday, October 16th. Her car was located in the parking lot. Family and friends had organized search efforts. Saturday, two people not involved in the search effort discovered her body in an alley across the street from the bar. Cause of death has not been released and the investigation continues.
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