Kidnapped Wife Found Safe; Husband Found Dead
Lincoln, NE - Police have located a kidnapping victim alive and safe in rural Imperial, NE. Her kidnapper was found dead in a cornfield.
Lincoln police have been searching for Julie Hanes and her estranged husband, Dwayne Lawrence since Saturday. Lawrence kidnapped her at gunpoint from the hair salon where she works.
The Nebraska State Patrol, Imperial Police and Chase County Sheriff's Office says Hanes walked out of a cornfield near Imperial and found authorities. Hours later, they found Lawrence in the same cornfield, dead.
Witnesses saw Lawrence take his wife from the Audacious Hair Salon & Massage around noon Saturday.