Suspect In Custody In State Rec Area Homicide

Investigators say a suspect is in custody and will have an initial court appearance in connection with a murder in Lancaster County.

They say 22-year-old Taban Rik was arrested over the weekend and booked on suspicion of First-Degree Murder.

He was also cited for use of a firearm to commit a felony, possession of a deadly weapon by a prohibited person, and terroristic threats.

The victim, 42-year-old Benjamin Case of Lincoln, was shot and killed last Tuesday evening while on a boat at the marina at Branched Oak Lake State Recreation Area in the northwest part of the county.

Lancaster County Sheriff's Deputies continue to look into the fatal shooting.

(Image from Lancaster County Sheriff)

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