Lancaster County man's death ruled a homicide
LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Lancaster County Sheriff's Office has ruled the manner of death of a 78-year-old man as a homicide.
The Sheriff's Office said an autopsy for Gene Oltman revealed he died as a result of blunt force trauma.
Investigators are working to determine what caused those injuries.
Deputies were called to Oltman's home near southwest 40th and A streets just after 8 a.m. Monday for a medical emergency.
Deputies found Oltman dead in his home.
LSO said Oltman's 68-year-old wife was hospitalized for an unrelated medical condition.
This investigation is ongoing.