Omaha Man Arrested on Homicide, Arson Suspicions



Omaha police have arrested a homeless man in connection to the death of his ex-girlfriend, whose body was found near a fire. Thirty-three-year-old Sonny Delong was booked into jail Friday on suspicion of criminal homicide and first-degree arson in connection to the death of 30-year-old Amanda M. Brown. Court records do not list an attorney. Firefighters found Brown south of downtown Omaha Tuesday night. Fire crews were dispatched to battle a blaze near railroad tracks in a wooded, brushy area used by homeless people. Officials say it is unclear how Brown died. An autopsy has been ordered.

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Locations : Omaha
People : Amanda M. BrownSonny Delong