NSP Investigating Suspicious Death in Garfield County East of Burwell
(BURWELL, NEB.) — The Nebraska State Patrol is investigating a suspicious death that occurred in Garfield County Wednesday morning.
At approximately 6:00 a.m. Wednesday, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from troopers in response to a reported deceased individual who had been located along Highway 91, several miles east of Burwell. Troopers and NSP investigators responded to the scene.
The deceased individual has been identified as Amanda Summers, 33, of Trumbull. NSP is the lead agency in the investigation.
As part of the investigation, NSP investigators arrested Calvin Measner, 22, of Burwell, early Thursday morning, for obstructing a peace officer and tampering with evidence. Measner was lodged in Garfield County Jail.
The death investigation is ongoing.