On Sunday, May 16th, 2021 at 10:09 pm, Officers responded to 1009 S 28th St #1 for a CPR in progress. The victim, 22-year-old female Shaleigh SOVEY was suffering from a head injury and was transported to the Nebraska Medical Center with serious, life-threatening injuries. Suspect Devon ENGEL (06/10/98) was arrested and booked into Douglas County Corrections for 1st Degree Domestic Violence Assault and two counts of Felony Child Abuse/Neglect.
On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021, SOVEY succumbed to her injuries and died. The investigation is ongoing and being conducted by the OPD Homicide Unit.
UPDATE: Tuesday, June 8th, 2021
Suspect ENGEL, Devon had his charges amended to Manslaughter and 2 counts of Child Abuse. Mugshot attached.