Man Who Kidnapped Ex-Wife Found Dead

IMPERIAL, Neb. -- The Nebraska State Patrol says a 38-year-old man who abducted his estranged wife from the Lincoln hair salon where she works apparently killed himself.  Authorities found 38-year-old Dwayne Lawrence's body in a cornfield outside of Imperial Sunday night.  His estranged wife, 38-year-old Julie Hanes, emerged from a field in the area earlier in the evening and appeared unharmed. She was taken by ambulance to a hospital.  Police say Lawrence abducted Hanes from the salon where she works near 27th and "O" Streets around noon on Saturday. Her parents and some other family members live in Imperial, which is 260 miles west of Lincoln near Nebraska's borders with Colorado and Kansas.


Lawrence (left) and Hanes (Courtesy photos)

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People : Dwayne LawrenceJulie Hanes