UPDATE: Police release name of body found in Hastings

Body found in Hastings (KHGI)

UPDATE: The Hastings Police Department have identified a body found Monday morning as as Jose Hansen.

They said the 19-year-old suffered a gunshot wounds and are investigating the incident as a homicide.

Hastings Police told NTV News a couple found the body around 6:30 a.m. near Lincoln Avenue and the 700 block of G Street.

According to police, the case is being investigated as a suspicious death.

As of around Noon, G Street between Lincoln Avenue and Denver Avenue were blocked off.

The Hastings Police Chief said a large area is roped off because of blood found away from the body.

The Nebraska State Patrol and Kearney Police Department are also on scene investigating.

This story will be updated as information becomes available.

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