officials are investigating the death of a Nebraska truckdriver
whose body was found Saturday in a rural Nebraska ditch, media outlets
trucker, James Hagan of Elsie, NE, was reported missing after officials
at a Lincoln, NE, truckstop reported that the 50-year-old’s rig
was found empty, but running for several days, according to The
Associated Press. A bloody knife was found by truckstop employees
also told local television station KETV that they don’t think
Hagan was the person who moved his truck to the location where it
where the body was discovered by a jogger, is north of I-80 about
30 miles west of Lincoln. The AP reported that the trucker’s
body was identified by fingerprints.
KETV reported two people, Trena Arant and Kenny Gass, are being held;
police suspect the two of forging some of Hagan’s checks. However,
police would not tell the television station whether the two were
suspects in the death, and they have not been charged with that
was last seen Sept. 4; his body was found nine days later.