Body found in south Hastings identified

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The Hastings Police Department confirmed that the victim of Monday morning's apparent homicide is Jose Hansen.  Jose is a 19-year-old Hastings resident.  

Police believe that Jose suffered a gunshot wound. 

HPD is asking for any information in this case.


Hastings Police are investigating after a body was found early Monday morning. Authorities are calling the death suspicious.

Police sergeant Brian Hessler told NBC Nebraska the body was found around 6:00 a.m. by people out for a walk. Police tape now surrounds the scene in the 700 block of West G Street in south Hastings.

Hessler said the body is that of a Hispanic male, but that no other details are known at this time.

Details are limited, but more information will be provided when it becomes available.

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