Lincoln man arrested in Friday night death on Pulaski Street

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[December 15, 2015]  LINCOLN - On Friday, December 11, 2015, at about 11:02 p.m., Lincoln Police Officers were dispatched to the 400 block of Pulaski St, Lincoln, in reference a well-being check.

Upon arrival, Lincoln Police officers were notified of water coming from an upstairs apartment. Officers gained entry to the apartment to check on the well-being and found an unresponsive female and a male subject, later identified as Daniel Sims, 47, of Lincoln.

Logan County Paramedics declared the unresponsive female as deceased, later identified as Bobbi Smith, 39, of Springfield. Lincoln Police secured the scene and conducted an investigation into the matter. An autopsy was performed and investigators are awaiting toxicology reports from the autopsy. The Lincoln Police always thoroughly investigate these types of matters.

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Daniel Sims was arrested for Concealment of a Death (Class 4 felony).

This investigation is still in progress by the Lincoln Police Department. The arrest charges are merely allegations, and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. All reports will be forwarded to the Logan County Stateís Attorney for review.

Participating agencies: Logan County Coronerís Office, Lincoln Fire Department, Logan County Paramedics Association.

[AUTHORITY: Paul Adams, Chief of Police]

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