Suspect in Nebraska triple slaying captured

Suspect in Nebraska triple slaying captured

Suspect in Nebraska triple slaying captured

A suspect wanted for a triple homicide in Omaha, Nebraska, was located this afternoon in Jackson, Tennessee, officials said.

William Iverson, the supervisory deputy USA marshal for Nebraska, confirmed to The World-Herald that a fugitive task force in Tennessee picked up Dalton on Wednesday.

Omaha Police are investigating a shooting near 37th & Spaulding Tuesday night.

John and Jean are the parents of John Dalton Jr., 46, the man police are looking for as a person of interest in the case.

Court records say John Dalton Jr. made a deal with prosecutors and was imprisoned after pleading guilty to manslaughter and other crimes for the 1998 death of Shannon Dalton.

Authorities are seeking 46-year-old John Dalton a person of interest. After taking a plea bargain that allowed him to avoid a life sentence, he was released from prison in 2010.

The three victims of Tuesday's killings were identified as Dalton's father, John W. Dalton, 70, his mother, Jean Dalton, 65, and his niece, Leonna Dalton-Phillip, 18, WOWT-TV reported.

Police were called to a home for a report of a shooting just before 8 p.m. Police confirm they found three deceased victims inside the home.

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