Scottsbluff PD Investigating Possible Downtown Homicide

     Scottsbluff police are investigating what could be the city’s first homicide in almost 4 years. 

Police Chief Kevin Spencer says a body was found about 9:30 Wednesday morning in a downtown apartment by officers called to do a welfare check.

       Chief Spencer says one person is in custody for questioning, but that no names are being released at this time – adding that investigators are confident the death will be ruled a homicide.

       The officers making the welfare check requested a search warrant shortly after arriving on the scene, with investigators taking over about 1:30. 

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