Police investigate Omaha woman's death as homicide

May 8, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say the death of a woman found near a fire in Omaha is being investigated as a homicide.

Omaha police say 30-year-old Amanda Brown was found south of downtown Omaha by firefighters Tuesday night. Fire crews were dispatched to battle a blaze near railroad tracks in a wooded, brushy area used by homeless people.

Officials say it's unclear how Brown died. An autopsy has been ordered.

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