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The Latest: a Suspect in a Nebraska triple homicide captured

OMAHA, Neb. – The Last on a triple murder in Nebraska (all times are local):

3:45 pm

The authorities say that they are an Omaha man suspected of killing his parents and a niece. The man who previously served time in prison for the death of his wife.

Tennessee news station WBBJ-TV reports that the 46-year-old John Dalton Jr. was taken into custody on Wednesday along Interstate 40 in north Jackson. The U. S. Marshals Service says Dalton was captured without incident.

Dalton is wanted on a first degree murder felony warrant for pictures of his parents, the 70-year-old John Dalton Sr. and the 65-year-old Jean Dalton, and his 18-year-old niece, Leonna Dalton-Phillip.

Online court documents indicate that John Dalton Jr. served prison time for manslaughter in the 1998 death of his wife, Shannon Dalton. He was paroled in 2010.

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10:45 pm

Police say a murder warrant has been issued for an Omaha man with a prison record for killing his wife. He is now suspected of killing his parents and a niece.

The warrant gives a charge of first-degree murder against the 46-year-old John Dalton Jr., who remained a fugitive Wednesday.

Police say officers responding Tuesday to a report of the shooting found the bodies of 70-year-old John Dalton Sr., the 65-year-old Jean Dalton and 18-year-old Leonna Dalton-Phillip. The police says the Daltons are the parents of John Dalton, Jr. and that Dalton-Phillip is his niece.

Court records say John Dalton Jr. made a deal with prosecutors and was jailed after pleading guilty to murder and other crimes, 1998 the death of Shannon Dalton. The prison records say he was paroled in 2010.

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10 hours

Court records say an Omaha man sought as a person of interest in the slayings of his parents and a niece served prison time for the 1998 murder of his wife.

The records say 46-year-old John Dalton Jr. made a deal with prosecutors and was jailed after pleading guilty to manslaughter and other crimes in the death of Shannon Dalton. The prison records say he was paroled in 2010.

The police said Wednesday that officers responding to a report of Tuesday’s shootings found the bodies of 70-year-old John Dalton, the 65-year-old Jean Dalton and 18-year-old Leonna Dalton-Phillip. The police says the Daltons are the parents of John Dalton, Jr. and that Dalton-Phillip is his niece.

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5:30 pm

Authorities say three people have been killed in a northeast Omaha house.

Officers responding to a report of a shooting found the bodies around 8 a.m. on Tuesday. The police have not released the names of the victims or provide information about them.

The authorities are looking for a 46-year-old John Dalton Jr. as a person of interest. The police says that he is the owner of the house and is related to one of the victims.

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