LINCOLN, Neb. -- The Lincoln Police Department released the name of Tuesday's homicide victim.

LPD said the 36-year-old victim was Jasimin Champion of Lincoln. 

The PD asks the public to respect the privacy of Champion's friends and family at this time. 

On Wednesday LPD announced the arrest of the man, 61-year-old Charles Alexander, who killed Champion.

Alexander was arrested for second-degree murder and use of a deadly weapon to commit a felony around 10 a.m. Wednesday.

 

It was reported the LPD had been called to a stabbing that happened on W Fairfield St. in north Lincoln on Tuesday, Sept. 20 around 11:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they said they found Champion with serious injuries.

The officers said they provided aid until Lincoln Fire and Rescue arrived, and transported her to a local hospital where she died from her injuries.

This continues to be an ongoing investigation.