December Death Investigation in North Bottoms Neighborhood Ruled a Homicide

LINCOLN–(KFOR Jan. 8)–New information has emerged from a death investigation from Dec. 19 at a home near 12th and New Hampshire, in the North Bottoms area of Lincoln.

On Monday morning, Lincoln Police Captain Todd Kocian said the victim, 76-year-old Larry Cole, was found dead inside his home while doing a welfare check.  Kocian says the death is being investigated as a homicide.

Another man, 45-year-old Alaric Harden, who was in the house at the time, was given medical treatment and taken to a hospital. Once he was released, Harden was put in jail for removing or concealing human remains. Captain Kocian said it’s not clear if Harden is a suspect in the homicide at this time.

If you have information about this case, call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.