Dead woman found in North Platte identified

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Published: Sep. 20, 2021 at 12:06 PM CDT
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - Police have identified a woman found dead Saturday afternoon as 23-year-old Gabrielle Jurgensen.

Her body was found at a residence in the 1800 block of North Jackson Avenue.

No cause of death has been determined.

Authorities are awaiting results of a autopsy, “which could take weeks,” Investigator John Deal of the North Platte Police Department, said in an email Thursday morning.

Deal added that the investigation remains active and the department will not speculate on whether foul play was involved until the autopsy is completed.

Original Story.

The North Platte Police Department is reporting an investigation into the death of a “female” (no age range is given) in North Platte, found Saturday afternoon at a home in the 1800 Block of North Jackson.

NPPD says the North Platte 911 Center received a call at 1 p.m., Saturday. Officers with the North Platte Police Department and responders with the North Platte Fire Department were called to the scene. Officers confirmed a “female,” dead in the residence. NPPD says an investigation into the circumstances of her death is ongoing.

Her identity is being withheld at this time.

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