Lexington man found down in bar parking lot dies; 1 arrested

August 17, 2019 GMT

LEXINGTON, Neb. (AP) — Police in south-central Nebraska say a Lexington man has died following an assault, and another man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder.

Television station NTV reports that Lexington police were called to a downtown Lexington bar around 1:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a man lying unresponsive in the bar’s parking lot. Police say the 22-year-old victim had injuries consistent with an assault. The man was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

Police say after collecting evidence at the scene, officers arrested 23-year-old Jorge Vasquez around 4 a.m.


The victim’s name has not been released pending notification of his family members.


Information from: NTVV-TV, http://www.nebraska.tv