Homicide Victim’s Name Released

petebarges Fri 6:07 PM, Jan 23, 2009

 

 

A man found dead in his Lake+Street+Homicidedriveway early Thursday morning is being identified as 39-year-old Peter Barges.

Barges was found near 71st and Lake just after 2 am.

Police are still releasing few details on the homicide, including how Barges died.

They are saying he was the victim of an assault.

Neighbors in the area tell us Barges was a friendly man, and was always waving to them.

He had a young son who lived with him part of the time. His son attends St. Pius school.

Barges’s family issued a statement to Channel Six, saying they are in shock and grieving the loss of Pete. They thank everyone for their prayers and support in this difficult time.

Anyone with information should call Omaha police at 402-444-7867.

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