"This was undoubtedly a completely, reckless act, and it's truly tragic when good people do bad things," the judge said. "But there was a young man who lost his life here because of your recklessness."
The age, sex and race of the victim are still unknown, but the department is investigating the discovery.
A 14-year-old girl told her father that Ernesto Canales had "been raping her for years," according to court records detailing an investigation conducted by the Lincoln Police Department's Special Victims Unit.
Her mother, Shari Schaaf, noted the uncharacteristic nature of her daughter's disappearance and implored anyone with information about Carly Schaaf's whereabouts to contact authorities as the Lincoln Police Department's leads dry up.
Officer Erin Spilker said the teen was a suspect in a previous weapons violation from May 26, when police believed he was driving a 2005 BMW that was stolen in Grand Island.
A young dog in Columbus credited with breaking free of a bad home situation and saving five other canines is getting another chance at life.
On Nov. 1, 1983, the doors to Nebraska’s largest industrial savings and loan company were closed and Commonwealth was declared insolvent. The 6,700 depositors with $65 million at stake would never be fully compensated for their loss, ultimately receiving about 59 cents on the dollar for their deposits, which they all mistakenly believed were insured up to $30,000 through the Nebraska Depository Insurance Guaranty Corporation, which was essentially an insurance pool with assets of only $3 million.
He's been missing nearly two decades, longer than almost anybody from Lincoln.