UPDATE: Upon initial examination of the scene, the victim appeared to have been feloniously assaulted at this location, leading to his death.
The victim has been identified as Devlin R. Kenney, a 37 year old male from Grand Island.
The next-of-kin was contacted. An autopsy has been ordered.
The GIPD will continue to investigate this incident. If any members of the public have additional information, please call GIPD at 385-5400 or Crime-Stoppers at 381-8822.
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – Police in Grand Island are seeking information on the death of a man whose body was found lying in a front yard. The Grand Island Independent says the man’s body was discovered Tuesday morning, and police say it appears the man had been assaulted. Police did not immediately release the man’s identity. Police Capt. Dean Elliott says officers were called after a neighbor looked out the window around 7 a.m. and spotted the man lying on the ground.