Lincoln Man Behind Bars, Accused of Killing His Wife - KHGI-TV/KWNB-TV/KHGI-CD-Grand Island, Kearney, Hastings

Lincoln Man Behind Bars, Accused of Killing His Wife

Posted: Updated:
A Lincoln man is behind bars, accused of killing his wife.

Kent Burklund, 41, was arrested Monday and booked at the Lancaster County Jail on charges of second-degree murder and use of a weapon to commit a felony.           
Burklund's wife, Bettina, was found dead inside the couple's home on Monday. The 41-year-old woman was found with a knife by her side, but authorities have not said how she died.                 

Kent Burklund was found later at a nearby lake and was arrested.

An autopsy for Bettina Burklund was conducted Tuesday, but preliminary results have not been released.

Court records do not list an attorney for Kent Burklund.


Powered by WorldNow
General and news information or questions:
Across the Midlands Information:
Phone: 308-743-2494
News Fax: 308-743-2660
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and NTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.