Jun 10, 2021 8:48 PM

Sheriff: Human remains discovered at Lincoln-area lake

Posted Jun 10, 2021 8:48 PM
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News Release Lancaster County Sheriff

The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office is investigating the discovery of human remains located on the SouthWest side of Pawnee Lake.

The age, sex, race of the person is unknown.

The location is being treated as a crime scene and the Sheriff's Office/LPD Joint Crime Scene Unit will be processing the scene. 

There will be NO Public Access for vehicular or water traffic to the south west side of Pawnee Lake while the scene is being investigated. Expect road closures in the area.

Sheriff Terry Wagner said at a news conference that the body was not visible and was covered up in an area that was not commonly mowed.

Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner holds a news conference at Pawnee Lake. (Photo: Lancaster County Sheriff)
Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner holds a news conference at Pawnee Lake. (Photo: Lancaster County Sheriff)