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Police: Man, 54, dies after being stabbed near 24th, Sprague street

Posted July 25

— A 54-year-old man is now dead after a stabbing near 24th and Sprague streets Sunday afternoon, police say.

At around 2:24 p.m., police say were called to the area and found Terry E. Deperkins, 54, on the ground with a stab wound.

He was taken to Nebraska Medical Center by personnel from the Omaha Fire Department, with CPR in progress.

Police say he later died at the hospital.

This case is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the OPD Homicide Unit at 444-5656 or Crime Stoppers at 444-STOP, at, or on the P3 Tips mobile app.

Tips leading to the arrest of a homicide suspect are eligible for a $25,000 reward.


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