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LPD: Woman found in home with stab wounds, man injured in basement

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Published: Jan. 27, 2022 at 11:25 AM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - The Lincoln Police Department is working to learn more about an incident inside a home near central Lincoln where a woman was found stabbed.

On Wednesday, just before 7 p.m., LPD said someone called police reporting that a woman had been stabbed near 30th and E Streets.

LPD said responding officers got to the home and heard a woman screaming for help and they forced their way inside.

According to police, officers found a woman with multiple lacerations on her body and were notified there was another person in the basement.

Officers said in the basement, they found a man hanging from a rope.

LPD said officers performed life-saving measures until first responders with LFR arrived on scene.

The woman and the man were both taken to a local hospital and are in critical condition, according to police.

LPD said Crime Scene Technicians continue processing the scene for forensic evidence.

Anyone with information about this case is encouraged to call the LPD at (402) 441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at (402) 475-3600.

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