Deceased Male Found South of Sutherland

On March 9, 2016 at 2:15 p.m., Lincoln County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the Gerald Gentleman Power Plant located south of Sutherland, NE. Deputies were informed a body was found in the canal leading into the power plant.

Deputies responded and secured the body. It was determined the body was that of an adult male subject. The body is being held for autopsy and identification.

Deputies found vehicle tire tracks leading into the canal upstream from the body. Lincoln County Dive Team will attempt to locate the vehicle on March 10, 2016. The investigation is ongoing, further updates to follow.


March 10, 2016:

Update on body found in the Sutherland Canal System.   Investigators of the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office believe the deceased is fifty year old Sutherland resident Ronald W. Kubiak.  Mr. Kubiak is being scheduled for autopsy at Central Nebraska Cremation and Mortuary service in Gibbon, NE.  Lincoln County Dive team will try to extract Mr. Kubiak’s vehicle today around 5:00 p.m. The vehicle is believed to be a red 1993 Chrysler Concorde.    The investigation continues.


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