An 18-year-old in Nebraska brutally murdered a 61-year-old on Halloween by stabbing her a dozen instances and sexually assaulting her, police allege.
Daniel Dejaynes-Beaman has been charged with first-degree homicide. He’s being held with out bail following his arraignment in Omaha on Wednesday, in response to the Omaha World-Herald.
Jolene Harshbarger’s physique was discovered within the toilet of her house early Sunday morning with knife wounds in her arms, higher again, and the again of her neck. Different wounds reached clear by her arms, accidents police mentioned would have occurred whereas defending herself from her assailant. Her post-mortem confirmed “extra accidents indicating violent sexual penetration,” in response to Douglas County prosecutor Rachael Henderson. Harshbarger’s grownup son, who lived together with her, was in the home on the time of the alleged homicide however was cleared of wrongdoing, police mentioned.
Dejaynes-Beaman’s father, Daniel Beaman Jr., reportedly wept in courtroom Wednesday as he spoke to his son’s character: “He couldn’t do one thing like that, he’s not succesful. Everybody that’s met him says he’s an incredible child, how well-behaved he’s, manners and stuff.”
Dejaynes-Beaman allegedly admitted to stabbing Harshbarger throughout a “bodily altercation” in her house. He suffered wounds to his arms. Authorities recovered the knife allegedly used within the assault.
The 2 met by the one of many teenager’s aunts, in response to police. Relations consider Dejaynes-Beaman was given alcohol and methamphetamine the evening of the alleged assault.
One other Douglas County prosecutor, Brenda Beadle, advised reporters, “I don’t have a motive why, I don’t assume I may ever give you a motive someone would do that.”