The Omaha Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the murders of Roger and Mary Brumback Tuesday at their home at 114th and Shirley Streets. Police say they are following up on several leads and tips including any possible connections to other crimes.
The Omaha Police Cold Case Unit is assisting in this investigation to determine if there is any connection to a double homicide on March 13, 2008 at 54th and Davenport Streets. 11 year old Thomas Hunter and the family housekeeper Shirlee Sherman were both found dead inside the home.
There is one connection. Both Dr. Roger Brumback and the father of the boy killed in 2008, Dr. William Hunter both worked at Creighton University.
“The safety of our citizens is the top priority of the Omaha Police Department. We will leave no stone unturned to bring justice and closure to not only the families involved but to our citizen’s of Omaha as well.” – Chief Todd Schmaderer. Omaha Police do not plan to release additional information regarding details of the case in order to protect the integrity of the investigation.
There is a Crime Stoppers Reward for up to $54,000 for information leading to an arrest in the Sherman-Hunter homicide.