BAYARD, Neb. (AP) - Authorities have identified a man whose remains were found sealed inside a 55-gallon barrel in western Nebraska, and a suspect in the case has been arrested.
The remains are those of 33-year-old Pedro Adrian Dominguez, of Greeley, Colorado.
An investigator’s affidavit says Dominguez died of a gunshot wound to the back of the head. A farmer spotted the barrel floating along Red Willow Creek east of Bayard last Friday afternoon. He called the Morrill County Sheriff’s Office